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Alessandro Valignano, sekitar 1600.

Alessandro Valignano, (Mandarin: 范禮安 Fàn Lǐ’ān) (Februari 1539 - 20 Januari 1606 [1]), merupakan seorang misionaris Yesuit yang lahir di Chieti, bagian dari Kerajaan Naples, yang membantu mengenalkan Katolik di Timur Jauh, khususnya Jepang.

Valignano bergabung dengan Serikat Yesus pada 1566, dan dikirim ke Asia Timur pada 1573.

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  • Boxer, C.R.; The Christian Century in Japan, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1951
  • Braga, J.M.; "The Panegyric of Alexander Valignano, S.J." In Monumenta Nipponica, Vol. 5, No. 2. (Jul., 1942), pp. 523–535
  • Cooper, Michael S.J.; Rodrigues the Interpreter, New York: Weatherhill, 1974
  • Moran, J.F.; The Japanese and the Jesuits, London: Routledge, 1993
  • Murakami, Naojiro; "The Jesuit Seminary of Azuchi" Monumenta Nipponica, Vol. 6, No. 1/2. (1943), pp. 370–374
  • Schutte, Josef Franz S.J.; Valignano's Mission Principles for Japan, St. Louis: Institute of Jesuit Sources, 1980
  • Valignano, Alessandro 1584, "Historia del Principo y Progresso de la Compania de Jesus en las Indias Orientales (1542-64)" ("History of the Beginnings and Progress of the Society of Jesus in the East Indies (1542-64)")
  • Valignano, Alessandro 1586, Catechismus christianae fidei. Lisbon: Antonius Riberius (very rare work; but wholly included in Antonio Possevino, Bibliotheca Selecta Qua Agitur De Ratione Studiorum in Historia, in Disciplinis, in Salutem Omnium Procuranda. Rome: Typographia Apostolica Vaticana, 1593. See Urs App, The Birth of Orientalism, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010 (ISBN 978-0-8122-4261-4), pp. 18–24, 139-146 on the important role of this work of Valignano (version included in the Bibliotheca selecta of Antonio Possevino, 1593) in the European reception of Asian religions.
  • Timeline of Valignano biography