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Ruy Gonzalez de Clavijo
González de Clavijo, Ruy, d. 1412.
imprint
Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, [2007]
description
1 online resource
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imprint
Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, [2007]
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
1. British Library. Ms. Add. 16613 (15th cent.) -- 2. The dawn of modern geography. Vol. III / C. Raymond Beazley. Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1906 -- 3. Historical account of discoveries and travels in Asia : from the earliest ages to the present time. Volume 1 / Hugh Murray. Edinburgh : Constable, 1820 -- 4. The history of maritime and inland discovery. Vol. 1 / by W.D. Cooley. London : Longman, 1830 -- 5. Narrative of the embassy of R. G. de C. to the Court of Timour, at Samarcand, 1403-6 / translated for the first time, with notes, a preface, and an introductory life of Timour Beg, by C.R. Markham. London, 1859.
general note
Electronic reproduction of 1 ms. and 4 printed works from the British Library.
Title from Traveller page (viewed on 6 Aug. 2008)
abstract
Clavijo travelled from Cadiz to the court of Tamerlane (or Timur) in Samarkand between 1403 and 1406 as an ambassador of Henry III of Castile. He wrote a long narrative of the journey describing the cities and countries he passed through. He set off from Cadiz and travelled via Sicily, Rhodes, Constantinople, Trebizond, Armenia and Persia. His writings were published in Spanish in 1582 as Embajada a Tamor Lán and in English in 1859 as Narrative of the embassy of Ruy Gonzalez de Clavijo to the Court of Timour at Samarcand AD 1403-6.
language note
Ms. in Spanish; printed works in English.
catalogue key
11837804
 
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