Travels and Adventures

Travels and Adventures : 1435-1439

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'A document of unique interest it is a picture of Europe at a most critical moment of its history, when the Continent was overwhelmed by misery, disease and unrest. A cool observer, without prejudice or excitement Tafur noted the symptoms of decay.' Sunday Times. This edition, translated and edited by Malcolm Letts, was the first complete translation of Tafur in any language.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 16mm | 362g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138878103
  • 9781138878105

Table of contents

1. Departure from San Lucar2 . Genoa3 . Rome4 . Rome to Viterbo5. Departure from Venice6. Landing at Jaffa7. Departure for Cyprus8. Departure from Cyprus9. The journey to Mount Sinai10. The return journey from Mount Sinai11. Arrival in Cairo12. Departure from Cairo13. Voyage to Constantinople14. Constantinople15. Adrianople16. Trebizond17. Return to Constantinople18. Brusa19. Parenzo20. Description of Venice21. Departure from Venice22. The route for Germany23. Cologne24. Bruges25. Louvain26. Breslan27. Departure from Breslau28. Ferrara29. The homeward journey
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