Antonio Possevino

Antonio Possevino

Antonio Possevino S.J. was a Jesuit papal envoy to Moscow in the sixteenth-century.

The Moscovia of Antonio Possevino, S.J.

Translated with a Critical Introduction and Notes by Hugh F. Graham

This translation provides a descriptive account of the court of Tsar Ivan IV, in sixteenth-century Moscow, as seen through the eyes of papal envoy and Jesuit Antonio Possevino S.J. , who was sent to negotiate a peace between Muscovy and the Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth.