1st Edition

Ethiopian Itineraries circa 1400-1524
Including those Collected by Alessandro Zorzi at Venice in the Years 1519-24

ISBN 9781409414759
Published July 28, 2010 by Routledge
262 Pages

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Book Description

Zorzi's Italian text with translation by C. A. Ralegh Radford. Includes a gazetteer for Fra Mauro's map. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1958.

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword; Bibliography; Remarks About the Itineraries: Background of Ethiopia; Iter F, from Jerusalem, circa AD 1400; Iter S, from Cairo to Barara AD 1482; Zorzi's Iter I, from Axum to Cairo (anonymous); Zorzi's Iter II, from Barara to Jerusalem (Brother Zorgi); Zorzi's Iter III, from Barara to Cairo (Brother Raphael); Zorzi's Iter IV, from Ugie and Barara to Mount Sinai and Jerusalem (Brother Thomas of Ganget); The evidence of Brother Antonio of Urvuar and other matters; The evidence of Brother Thomas of Barara. The Zorzi Itineraries, with English translation by C.A. Ralegh Radford: Synopsis; Appendices; Index.


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