The Travels of Sir John Mandeville by E. C. Coleman

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Published by Nonsuch Publishing, Limited .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Classic travel writing,
  • Description And Travel,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - General,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • GEOGRAPHY, MEDIEVAL,
  • History / Medieval,
  • MANDEVILLE, JOHN, SIR,
  • ORIENT_DESCRIPTION AND TRAVEL,
  • PALESTINE_DESCRIPTION AND TRAVEL,
  • TRAVEL, MEDIEVAL,
  • General,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8961198M
ISBN 101845880757
ISBN 109781845880750

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THE BOOK OF JOHN MANDEVILLE, INTRODUCTION: FOOTNOTES. 1 Throughout the volume, we use the title under which the work was usually known in the Middle Ages — The Book of John Mandeville — as opposed to the later Mandeville’s Travels.

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He tells us about the Sultan in Cairo, the Great Khan in China, and the mythical Christian prince Prester John. Sep 13,  · In his Book of Marvels and Travels, Sir John Mandeville describes a journey from Europe to Jerusalem and on into Asia, and the many wonderful and monstrous peoples and practices in the East.

He tells us about the Sultan in Cairo, the Great Khan in. Oct 02,  · Mandeville wrote his book aboutor shortly thereafter. Its original tile was 'The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville, Knight,' but is now generally known as 'Travels of Sir John Mandeville.' Whereas Polo used the services of a professional writer, Rusticello -- who based the book on Polo's notebooks -- Mandeville wrote his book 4/5(2).

Jun 02,  · THE BOOK OF JOHN MANDEVILLE, or, Sir John Mandeville's Travels, in Middle English, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [?London, c] x mm. 64ff: 1 7 + 1, 8, 8 8 (of 10), catchwords on final versos, original text and gatherings COMPLETE, lines of cursive anglicana written in brown ink, contemporary sidenotes and nota marks in red in the first four leaves, later.

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One of the most influential books of the medieval period, John Mandeville's fourteenth-century work was written, ostensibly, to encourage and instruct pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land. A thorough compendium of medieval lore, the travel book proved to be a great success throughout Europe.

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The Online Books Page. Online Books by. John Mandeville (Mandeville, John, Sir) An online book about this author is available. Mandeville, John, Sir: The Travels of Sir John Mandeville: The Version of the Cotton Manuscript in Modern Spelling (London and New York: Macmillan, ) Gutenberg text.

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Originally written in Norman French about and translated into 10 major European languages, including English and Latin, by the end of the century, the Travels enjoyed.

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Sir John Mandeville claimed in his book to be an English knight who began his travels inbut the book was originally written in French, and the truth of the author’s identity—and whether in fact he actually traveled—is not. Jul 02,  · Writing East: The 'Travels' ofSir John Mandeville University of Pennsylvania Press.

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Originally written in Norman French about .

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