Cathay and the Way Thither: Being a Collection of Medieval Notices of China, Volum 1

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Double names applied to China at different eras as approached
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in India except at St Thomass 363 the seed of which he got from
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then in the forms Thin Thinæ Sinæ
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Fonds Latin No 2584 with various readings p i
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wrought thereby Friar Odoric takes up the bones and carries them with
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characteristics have nearly all foundation in the character and circum
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markable notices of China itself in Greek authors of the sixth and seventh
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chief difficulties in his narrative 25 Mandevilles thefts from him
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First historical relations of the Chinese with Western Asia
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tine history
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his Queen enthroned 131 headdress of the women etiquettes 132
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First historical particulars about India brought by Changkian
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him 146 his city of Tozan Tathung 147 Great Province of Kansan
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eighth century
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passage that he heard of Odoric Friar Marchesino tells a story that Odoric
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Previous attempt of Bakhtiyar Khilji to make the converse expedition
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of the Thang dynasty Aden frequented by China Trade Baroch
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phrase of Ptolemys A mistake to suppose that he refers to the Great
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ascribed to China
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threatened with the stake
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Legends of the preaching of Apostles in China The actual early
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and slain 68 the date of this martyrdom the Melics remorse
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tents of the inscriptions on
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China when the ship was searched 73 miracles of healing
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Nearly all from Arabic authors The compilation Anciennes
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Topography of the Voyage from Arabia to China in the first
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anonymous part of the work 80 Particulars regarding China which it offers
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The second part of the work by Abu Zaid His account of
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Revolutions in China and its corroboration by the Chinese annals 82 Additional particulars afforded by Abu Zaid
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The Route book of Ibn Khurdadbah 83 Masudis Meadows of Gold
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The Travels of Ibn Muhalhal
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Western Conquests Invasion of Europe
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Conquest of Persia and the Khalifate Division of the Mongol
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Commencement of missions from Europe to the Mongol Sovereigns
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Reasons why partiality to Christianity was expected from them Effect of the Mongol conquests in levelling political barriers 96 First travellers to brin...
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What he says of Cathay
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The journey of Rubruquis
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What he tells of Cathay
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The journeys of the Armenian Princes Sempad and King Hayton
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The Poli Pauthiers edition of Marco Polo
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Diplomatic intercourse between the Chinghizide Khans of Persia
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and European Princes Vast interfusion of nations occasioned by the Mongol conquests 103 The work of Hayton Prince of Gorigos
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Catholic missions to Cathay c John of Monte Corvino Andrew
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Bishop of Zayton John de Cora Odoric of Pordenone Friar Jordanus John de Marignolli 105 Frequency of commercial intercourse with India and ...
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fourteenth century 106 The commercial handbook of Francis Balducci Pegolotti
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The voyage of Ibn Batuta to China The cessation of intercourse
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Scanty glimpses of China in the century and a half succeeding
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Florence E 5 9 6 7 with various readings p xliii
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fashions of fishing Great city of Fuzo Fucheu 109 great cocks
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of the idolaters A noble convert entertains Odoric 118 takes him to
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Sunzumatu Lintsincheu or Thsiningcheu 2 126 great longevity
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Franciscans to expel devils 155 and extraordinary conduct of
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162 is ill and turns back to Udine where he dies miracles after
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and seven bishops sent to join him alleged conversion of the Great Khan
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the Kerait Tartars the account given by Rubruquis 176 two stories
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Chagatai 186 chronological difficulties in connexion with the dates
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Jordanus Hak Soc 1863 192196
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death of his companion 197 reaches Cathay harassed by the Nestorians
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death 204 subject of former letter Scripture pictures note on Tarsic
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and Siu Simmoncota The Monsoons 217 great number of ships lost
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Tartary 1338 His proceedings since leaving the convent at Vittoria
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his people his justice and mercy folk who have never mercy his great
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Pàgina clxx - The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for she came from the uttermost parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and behold, a greater than Solomon is here.
Pàgina 51 - The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall bring presents : the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts. Yea, all kings shall fall down before him : all nations shall serve him.
Pàgina 111 - San-pan, where he disgorges his prey, and again resumes his labours. And, what is more wonderful still, if one of the cormorants gets hold of a fish of large size, so large that he would have some difficulty in taking it to the boat, some of the others, seeing his dilemma, hasten to his assistance, and with their efforts united capture the animal and haul him off to the boat.
Pàgina cxxiv - Their betters as craftsmen in every art practised by man are not to be found in the whole world. Their country is very rich in corn, in wine, in gold and silver, in silk, and in every kind of produce tending to the support of mankind.
Pàgina xli - The region of the Seres is a vast and populous country, touching on the east the ocean and the limits of the habitable world ; and extending west nearly to Imaus and the confines of Bactria. The people are civilized men, of mild, just, and frugal temper ; eschewing collisions with their neighbors, and even shy of close intercourse, but not averse to dispose of their own products, of which raw silk is the staple, but which include also silk stuffs, furs, and iron of remarkable quality.
Pàgina clxxv - I will declare thy name unto my brethren: in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee.
Pàgina clxxi - India, where the Indian Sea is, there is a Church of Christians with clergy and a congregation of believers, though I know not if there be any Christians...
Pàgina 199 - Catholic faith, and built a church of royal magnificence in honour of Our God, of the Holy Trinity, and of Our Lord the Pope, giving it the name of the Roman Church.

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