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Title Missionary friars-- Rashiduddin-- Pegolotti-- Marignolli / edited by Henri Cordier.

Imprint Farnham, England : Ashgate, 2010.

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Edition New ed.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 269 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Works issued by the Hakluyt Society ; 2nd ser., no. 37
Cathay and the way thither : being a collection of medieval notices of China ; v. 3
Works issued by the Hakluyt Society ; 2nd ser., no. 37.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Cover; TABLE OF CONTENTS; CATHAY AND THE WAY THITHER; ILLUSTRATION; II. LETTERS AND REPORTS OF MISSIONARY FRIARS FROM CATHAY AND INDIA (1292-1338); MAP OF THE NESTORIAN SEES; NO. I. FIRST LETTER OF JOHN OF MONTECORVINO (1305); NO. II. SECOND LETTER OF MONTECORVINO; NO. III. LETTER FROM FRIAR MENENTILLUS, ADOMINICAN, FORWARDING COPY OF A LETTER FROM JOHN OF MONTE CORVINO; NO. IV. LETTER FROM ANDREW BISHOP OF ZAYTON IN MANZI OR SOUTHERN CHINA, (1326); NO. V. LETTER OF FRIAR JORDANUS OF THE ORDER OF PREACHERS.; NO. VI. A SECOND LETTER FROM FRIAR JORDANUS.
No. vii. letter from pascal of vittoria, a missionary franciscan in tartary, to his brethren of the convent of vittoria, 1338no. viii. the book of the estate of the great caan, set forth by the archbishop of soltania, circa 1330; iii. cathay under the mongols: extracted from rashiduddin's history (circa 1300-1307); introductory notice; the extracts; iv. pegolotti's notices of the land route to cathay, etc. (circa 1330-1340); extracts; chap. i.; chap. ii.; chap. iii.; chap. iv.; chap. vi.; chap. viii.; v. john de' marignolli's recollections of eastern travel (1338-1353).
Biographical and introductory noticesthe extracts from marignolli; chapter concerning paradise; chapter concerning the trees of paradise; chapter on the transgression of our first parents; narrative concerning the mountain seyllan; concerning adam's garden and the fruits thereof; concerning the clothing of our first parents; concerning the food of our first parents; anecdote concerning a certain indian who was baptised; concerning the division of tongues.
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Subject Geography, Medieval.
Missions -- East Asia.
China -- Description and travel.
India -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Early works.
Added Author Cordier, Henri.
Other Form: Print version: Cordier, Henri. Cathay and the Way Thither. Being a Collection of Medieval Notices of China : New Edition. Volume III: Missionary Friars - Rashiduddin - Pegolotti - Marignolli. Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, ©2011 9781409414049
ISBN 9781409416432 (electronic bk.)
1409416437 (electronic bk.)
9781409414049