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Medieval Travel Writing

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Unlimited

Allowable Uses

Access is available on and off campus to Ryerson University students, faculty and staff.
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Description

The core of the material is a collection of medieval manuscripts from libraries around the world and dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries. The main focus is accounts of journeys to the Holy Land, India and China. These have been reproduced in colour where appropriate. These are augmented by an array of translations and supporting materials (all of which are fully searchable) and interactive maps showing the routes of the travellers.