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2 edition of Mirabilia descripta = found in the catalog.

Mirabilia descripta =

Jordanus Catalani, Bishop of Columbum

Mirabilia descripta =

the wonders of the East

by Jordanus Catalani, Bishop of Columbum

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Published by B. Franklin in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Jordanus, Catalani, Bishop of Columbum, fl. 1302-1330,
    • Asia -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesWonders of the East.
      Statementby Friar Jordanus ; translated from the Latin original, as published at Paris in 1839, in the Recueil de voyages et de mémoires, of the Society of Geography, with the addition of a commentary by Henry Yule.
      SeriesWorks issued by the Hakluyt Society ;, 1st ser., no. 31
      ContributionsYule, Henry, Sir, 1820-1889.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG161 .H22 no. 31, DS6 .H22 no. 31
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 68 p. ;
      Number of Pages68
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5890560M
      LC Control Number63024808

      Mirabilia Descripta: The Wonders of the East (Yule and Jordanus, ). The common English name jackfruit is the name used by physician and naturalist Garcia De Orta in his book Coloquios dos simple e drogas da India. The world’s largest fruit is called by a variety of names, viz., kathal, panasa, jaca, nangka, kanoon. Henry Yule translated the book in Jordanus Catalani's (f. –) Mirabilia descripta: the wonders of the East. [13] The common English name "jackfruit" was used by the physician and naturalist Garcia de Orta in his book Colóquios dos simples e drogas da India.

      The title of his book, Mirabilia descripta —although it was added later and, most. probably, by another hand—has been i solated as proof for this argument. 17 Indeed, the.   Book Reviews / Medieval Encounters 13 () Christine Gadrat, editor and translator, Une Image de l’Orient au XIV e siècle: Les “Mirabilia descripta” de Jordan Catala de Sévérac. Mémoires et documents de l’École des Chartes, no. Paris: École des Chartes, pp.; 5 maps. € 30 (cloth). Jordan Catala de Sévérac, the fourteenth-century Dominican friar and.

      Mirabilia Descripta, the Wonders of the East, by Friar Jordanus: Of the Order of Preachers and Bishop of Columbum in India the Greater, (Circa ) by Henry Yule (Editor) avg rating — . and Nestorian Christians of his diocese. His little book, the Mirabilia Descripta, was published by E. Coquebert de Montbret in (Societe* de Gtographie, Recueil, tome iv, pp. ), and translated by Sir H. Yule for the Hakluyt Society in ; and now we have from the late M. Cordier this handsome new edition, comprising introduction.


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Facebook Post. Sir Henry Yule KCSI CB FRSGS (1 May – 30 December ) was a Scottish Orientalist and geographer. He published many travel books, including translations of the work of Marco Polo and Mirabilia by the 14th-century Dominican Friar was also the compiler of a dictionary of Anglo-Indian terms, the Hobson-Jobson, with Arthur Coke Burnell.

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