Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Pinto, Feenao Mendez (circa 1510-83), a Portuguese traveller. His Peregrinacao is a record of marvellous adventures, in Arabia, Persia, the Indies, China, and Japan, extending over a period of 21 years (1537-58). In spite of much exaggeration, the general veracity of the work is now acknowledged.