Cathay and the Way Thither. Being a Collection of Medieval Notices of China : New Edition. Volume I: Preliminary Essay on the Intercourse between China and the Western Nations previous to the Discovery of the Cape Route book cover
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Cathay and the Way Thither. Being a Collection of Medieval Notices of China
New Edition. Volume I: Preliminary Essay on the Intercourse between China and the Western Nations previous to the Discovery of the Cape Route

Edited By

Henri Cordier



ISBN 9781409414056
Published July 28, 2010 by Routledge
392 Pages

USD $160.00

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This volume, throwing light on Asian medieval geography, provides information on: the earliest traces of intercourse Greek and Roman knowledge of China; Chinese communication with Central Asia and India; and intercourse with Armenia and Persia; and China, known under the mongol dynasty as Cathay.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Preliminary essay on the intercourse of China and the Western nations previous to the discovery of the sea-route by the Cape: Earliest traces of intercourse Greek and Roman knowledge of China; Chinese knowledge of the Roman empire; Communication with Central Asia; Communication with India; Intercourse with the Arabs; Intercourse with Armenia and Persia etc;Nestorian Christianity in China; Literary information regarding China previous to the Mongol era; China, known under the mongol dynasty as Cathay; Cathay passing into China: conclusion.

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