Andrew of Longjumeau
Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, [2007]
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Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, [2007]
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1. Simon of Saint-Quentin and the Dominican Mission to the Mongol Baiju : a reappraisal / Gregory G. Guzman. In: Speculum, XLVI (1971), 232-249 -- 2. The Mission to Asia : narratives and letters of the Franciscan missionaries in Mongolia and China in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries / Christopher Dawson, ed. London : Sheed and Ward, 1955 -- 3. The texts and versions of John de Plano Carpini and William de Rubruquis / C. Raymond Beazley. London, 1903 -- 4. The travels of John de Plano Carpini, and other friars, into Tartary, in the year 1246. In: A new general collection of voyages and travels. Vol. 4. London : Thomas Astley, 1745 -- 5. The Oxford dictionary of the Christian Church / edited by F.L. Cross. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1977 -- 6. The journey of William of Rubruck to the eastern parts of the world, 1253-55, as narrated by himself ; with two accounts of the earlier journey of John of Pian de Carpine / translated from the Latin and edited, with an introductory notice, by W.W. Rockhill. London, 1900.
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Electronic reproduction of printed works held at the British Library and the Medieval Academy of America.
Title from Traveller page (viewed on 6 Aug. 2008)
Andrew of Longjumeau led one of several missions (1245-1247) sent to the Mongol leaders by Pope Innocent IV. He set out from Lyon in the spring of 1245 and travelled through Syria and Persia delivering his papal correspondence near Tabriz. Andrew made a second mission to the Mongols (1249-1251) as an ambassador of the French King, Louis IX. This party set out from Cyprus in January 1249 reaching the port of Antioch in Syria and then proceeding through Persia to the Mongol court. On his return Andrew made his report to the French King at Caesarea in Palestine in 1251. See details in the writings of William of Rubruck.
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English and Latin.
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