Database Details

Medieval Travel Writing

Type:   Manuscripts
Description:   This project provides an extensive collection of manuscript materials for the study of medieval travel writing in fact and in fantasy. The core of the material is a magnificent collection of medieval manuscripts from libraries around the world and dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries. The main focus is accounts of journeys to the Holy Land, India and China. The original documents are in a range of languages including French, Latin, German, Spanish, Dutch and English. Supporting the manuscripts are relevant secondary texts of translations and editions, as well as full catalogue details. In addition there is a gallery of maps and images, a bibliography and chronology, and a slideshow.
Publisher:   Adam Matthew Digital
Creator:   Adam Matthew Digital
Category/Subcategory:   Type / Manuscripts