Medieval Travel Writing

Summary:

Features digitized medieval manuscripts of important European travel writing from the later Medieval period, focusing on travels from Europe to the Holy Land, India, and China. Includes travel maps.

About this resource:

Contains a collection of medieval manuscripts from libraries across Europe and dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries. Focuses on travel from Europe to the Holy Land, India, and China. Documents are in English as well as French, German, Spanish, Latin and Dutch (all with English translations). Many materials are in color and include travel maps.

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