1st Edition

Travel and Travellers of the Middle Ages

By Arthur Newton Copyright 1996
    244 Pages
    by Routledge

    236 Pages
    by Routledge

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    Chapter 1 Introduction, Arthur PercivalNewton; Chapter 2 The Decay of Geographical Knowledge and the Decline of Exploration, a.d. 300–500, M. L. W.Laistner; Chapter 3 Christian Pilgrimages, a.d. 500–800, ClaudeJenkins; Chapter 4 The Viking Age, AllenMawer; Chapter 5 Arab Travellers and Merchants, a.d. 1000–1500, SirT. W.Arnold; Chapter 6 Trade and Communication in Eastern Europe a.d. 800–1200, BaronA.Meyendorff; Chapter 7 The Opening of the Land Routes to Cathay, EileenPower; Chapter 8 i.“Travellers ‘Tales of Wonder and Imagination”, Arthur PercivalNewton; Chapter 9 Prester John and the Empire of Ethiopia, SirE. DenisonRoss; Chapter 10 The Search for The Sea Route to India, EdgarPrestage;


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