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  • Access to a widely scattered collection of original medieval manuscripts that describe travel, real and imaginary, in the Middle Ages.
  • Sources tell much about the attitudes and preconceptions of people across Europe in the medieval period, shedding light on issues of race, economics, trade, militarism, politics, literature and science.
  • Multiple manuscript sources detailing the journeys of famous travellers from Prester John and Marco Polo to Sir John Mandeville and John Capgrave.


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