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Tenshô 11 (天正十一年)

Timeline of 1583

Other Events of 1583

  • King Shô Ei of Ryûkyû is formally presented with Miyako-jôfu textiles. Records of this event are the earliest extant records of this particular textile art.
  • Italian Jesuit artist Giovanni Niccolo arrives in Japan, dispatched by Rome to train Japanese artists in the creation of Christian devotional paintings.
  • Matteo Ricci founds the first Jesuit mission in China.

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