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Author Mandeville, John, Sir.

Title The Bodley version of Mandeville's travels : from Bodleian MS. E Musaeo 116 with parallel extracts from the Latin text of British Museum MS. Royal 13 E. ix. / edited by M.C. Seymour
Published London : Published for the Early English Text Society by the Oxford University Press, 1963


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 W'PONDS  820.08 E1265/E  OS 253  AVAILABLE
Description 188 pages : facsimiles
regular print
Series Original series / Early English Text Society ; no. 253
Early English Text Society (Series). Original series ; no. 253
Contents Introduction. The affiliation of the manuscripts -- The date of the Bodley Version -- The origin of the Bodley Version -- The origin of the Latin text -- A description of the manuscripts of the Bodley Verson -- A description of the manuscripts of the Latin text -- The texts -- The language of MS. e Musaeo 116
Itinerarium Iohannis Maundeville
Mandeville's travels--the Bodely Version. Prologue -- The way to Constantinople -- The cross and the crown -- Constantinople and the Greek faith -- The lady of Lango -- Cairo and the sultans -- Egypt -- From Cairo to Mount Sinai/ The monastery of St. Catherine -- The desert/ The dry tree/ Bethlehem -- Jerusalem and the Holy Sepulchre -- The temple at Jerusalem -- The dead sea -- Galilee/ The Christian sects -- Mahomet and the Koran -- Armenia/ The legend of the sparrowhawk -- The land of the Amazons/ Diamonds -- Ethiopia and India -- St. Thomas -- Strange customs in Ethiopia -- Prester John -- The valley perilous -- The virtuous heathen and Alexander the Great -- The gold-digging ants -- The great Khan and his court -- The history of the Khans -- Heathen peoples and their customs
Analysis reiser
Notes Sometimes attributed to Jean d'Outremeuse
Bibliography Bibliographical references included in "Commentary" (pages 149-176)
Notes Also issued online
Subject Jean, d'Outremeuse, 1338-approximately 1399.
Mandeville, John, Sir.
Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800.
Voyages and travels.
Author Jean, d'Outremeuse, 1338-approximately 1399.
Seymour, Maurice Charles
Bodleian Library. Manuscript. E. Musaeo 116
British Museum. Manuscript. Royal 13 E. ix
Early English Text Society.
LC no. 64001706
ISBN 0197222536
Other Titles Mandeville's travels