Medieval Travel Writing online (Trial only)

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Medieval Travel Writing online. This collection presents manuscripts of some works of European travel writing from the later medieval period. The core of the material is a collection of medieval manuscripts from libraries around the world and dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries. The collection includes accounts of journeys to central Asia and the Far East, including accounts of travel to Mongolia, Persia, India, China, South-East Asia and the Holy Land. The manuscripts are sourced from the British Library; Bodleian Library; Bibliothèque nationale de France; Cambridge University Library; Trinity College, Cambridge; Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg; Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek; Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen; the Beinecke Library at Yale University and about 15 other Libraries and Archives to make a truly international collection.

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