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Travels and travelogues in the middle ages

Jean-François Kosta-Théfaine

Travels and travelogues in the middle ages

by Jean-François Kosta-Théfaine

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Jean-François Kosta-Théfaine
SeriesAMS studies in the middle ages -- no. 28, AMS studies in the Middle Ages -- no. 28.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG82 .T7 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 298 p. :
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24573924M
ISBN 100404641687
ISBN 109780404641689
LC Control Number2009026904
OCLC/WorldCa182737362

Introduction: Travels and Mobilities in the Middle Ages: From the Atlantic to the Black Sea - MARIANNE O’DOHERTY and FELICITAS SCHMIEDER Centres and Peripheries: Travellers to and on the Margins ‘Them Friars Dash About’: Mendicant terminatione in Medieval Scandinavia — JOHNNY GRANDJEAN GØGSIG JAKOBSEN. Abstract: This collection of research, which brings together contributions from scholars around the world, reflects the range and variety of work that is currently being undertaken in the field of travel and mobility in the European Middle Ages.

It was obviously more difficult to travel long distances in the middle ages than in our own time. That, however, does not mean people didn’t travel! War and Crusade, politics and diplomacy, pilgrimage, trade—all these and more were reasons for people from all stations to move around, within Europe and beyond. Get this from a library! Travel, time, and space in the Middle Ages and early modern time: explorations of world perceptions and processes of identity formation. [Albrecht Classen;] -- Research on medieval and early modern travel literature has made great progress, which now allows us to take the next step and to analyze the correlations between the individual and .

Get this from a library! Maps and travel in the Middle Ages and the early modern period: knowledge, imagination, and visual culture. [Ingrid Baumgärtner; Nirit Ben-Aryeh Debby; Katrin Kogman-Appel;] -- The volume discusses the world as it was known in the Medieval and Early Modern periods, focusing on projects concerned with mapping as a conceptual and artistic . travel” (1). This assertion of the passionate connection between knowledge (‘ilm) and travel (rihla) is the heart of Touati’s discussion of the “art of travel” (1) in the Islamic Middle Ages. Travel has long been understood as central to Western self-fashioning, especially in its.


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The interdisciplinary and international affiliations of the contributors to ""Travels and Travelogues in the Middle Ages"" correspond to the collection's eclectic approach to the field of medieval travel literature. The sampling of travelers and authors studied herein include Marco Polo, Odoric of Pordenome, Margery Kempe, and Benedict of.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Mandeville's travels: a Rihla in disguise / Ana Pinto --"They are like beasts, for they have no law": ethnography and constructions of human difference in late-Medieval translations of Marco Polo's Book / Marianne O'Doherty --Conveying the.

Travel and Travellers of the Middle Ages 1st Edition by Arthur Newton (Editor) ISBN Format: Paperback. In the Middle Ages, Muslim travelers embarked on a rihla, or world tour, as surveyors, emissaries, and these journeys, voyagers not only interacted with foreign cultures—touring Greek civilization, exploring the Middle East and North Africa, and seeing parts of Europe—they also established both philosophical and geographic boundaries between the Cited by: Buy Travels and Travelogues in the Middle Ages: 28 (AMS Studies in the Middle Ages) by Kosta-Thefaine, Jean-Francois (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover. Part III deals with travel myths, monsters, and fictitious journeys of medieval fantasy writers. Verdon concludes with a pithy critique of travel in the modern world.

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(Its perfect companion is. The two greatest travelogues of the Middle Ages were at first either dismissed as fiction or ignored. The story Marco Polo told Rustichello of Pisa inwhen the men shared a prison cell, was derided as the blather of a self-aggrandising con-artist because of both the outrageous success of Polo’s journey and the poverty of Western.

It would be romantic, that is, except for one key thing: road travel in the Middle Ages was basically awful. Detail of a miniature of Caesar in a carriage.

British Library MS Royal 16 G VIII fol. Water travel was sometimes an option, and a particularly desirable one when transporting large amounts of goods. “Contemplating Finitude: Animals in Chaucer’s Book of the Duchess.” Rethinking Chaucerian Beasts. Carolynn Van Dyke. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, “Margery Kempe and Italy: Sacred Space and the Community in Her Soul.” Travels and Travelogues in the Middle Ages.

Jean-Francois Kosta-Thefaine. Travel in the Middle Ages is filled with the stories and adventures of those who hazarded hostile landscapes, elements, and people -- out of want or necessity -- to get from place to place.

While most journeys involved very short distances (home to market or village to village), longer trips were not uncommon in the Middle Ages. Clergy were frequently called upon to. Travels and Travelogues in the Middle Ages. Edited by Jean-François Kosta-Théfaine.

AMS Studies in the Middle Ages. New York: AMS, viii + pp. $ cloth. The Middle Ages: Economics and Society In medieval Europe, rural life was governed by a system scholars call “feudalism.” In a feudal society, the king granted large pieces of.

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