Item Legends - The legends of the Mauberes

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The legends of the Mauberes


  • 1988 (Creation)

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Textual record; 57 pp.

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A booklet of Timorese folk tales, published in Portuguese along with Tetun and English translations and illustrations.


  • Introduction
  • The crocodile that became Timor
  • The way out of paradise
  • The first horse race
  • Peace on the Tchiáru plateau
  • The giant of Manufahi
  • The song of the fallen warrior
  • The voice of the Liurai of Ossu


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  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Tetum

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  • Latin

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Each story is written in English, Portuguese, and Tetum.

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