The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A king of Mozambique who, according to the Lusiad (q. v .), received Vasco da Gama with welcome, believing him to be a Mohammedan, but conceived feelings of bitterest hatred to him when he discovered he was a Christian, and tried, but all in vain, to allure him to his ruin; the agent he employed to compass it failing, in his despair he took away his own life.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Zacoccia'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/z/zacoccia.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.