Thambiran Vanakkam 1578



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English: Thambiraan Vanakkam; First book printed in Tamil Nadu, India. The book was published by the Portuguese Jesuit priest Henrique Henriques in October 20, 1578 at Kollam, Kerala. It is a book on Christianity (a translation of "Doctrina Christam" from Portuguese). The first 8 pages of the 16 page book was printed using types prepared in Kollam (in 1577). The rest of the pages were printed using corrected types manufactured the next year. This book is in the University of Harvard library. "Lingua Malabar Tamul" is how Tamil was known to the Portuguese.
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Achchum Padhippum by Ma. Sa. Sambandhan 1980


Henrique Henriques

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