Pope Alexander VI's second bull dividing New World between Spain and Portugal

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 12: Global Voices, Global Histories: World Literatures and Cultures.

Pope Alexander VI publishes a bull. This made up, along with 'Inter Caetera' (3rd May 1493), the Bulls of Donation that divided the New World between Spain and Portugal.
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Editors. "Pope Alexander VI's second bull dividing New World between Spain and Portugal". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010; last revised 30 November -1.
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