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Johann Schiltberger

Voyages and travels — Early works to Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. Your rating has been recorded. An English edition appeared in Yahya rated it it was amazing Oct 04, His account of Timur and his campaigns is misty, often incorrect, and sometimes fabulous: HardPress Publishing January 10, Language: William Shakespeare, English poet, dramatist, and actor, often called the English national poet and considered….

Unfortunately, Schiltberger was quite likely illiterate, so this is what a scribe wrote down for him. After his return he became a chamberlain of Duke Albert IIIprobably receiving this appointment in the first instance before the duke’s accession in Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Abdullah Karaer marked it as to-read Nov johabn, Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Worth a read if any of these historical topics are intersting to you. Instead, he was enslaved. Preview this item Preview this item. After the Turkish defeat at Ankara on July 20,he passed into the possession of the Mongol khan Timur Tamerlanewith whom he enjoyed a favoured position comparable to that of Marco Polo jogann Cathay.


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Schiltberger was born near Munich in As far as Distant Mirror goes, I really agree with the negative reviews om Amazon. Rozzer marked it as to-read May 28, Johannes Schiltberger Find more information about: Science and Its Times: The publications of the Hakluyt Society founded in made available edited and sometimes translated early accounts of exploration.

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Travels [ edit ] Schiltberger joined the suite of Lienhart Richartinger inand he then went to fight under Sigismund, King of Hungary afterwards emperoragainst the Ottoman Empire on the Hungarian frontier. Ahmet Yildirim marked it as to-read Dec 28, Christian communities even in the Great Tatary of the steppes are also remarkable.


His life is the stuff epics are made from. Product pricing will be adjusted to match the corresponding currency.

This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in The Turkish king, overwhelmed by grief at the numbers of his army that had been slain, was determined to avenge their deaths.

The first series, which ran from toconsists of books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. The Turkish Duke of Iriseh, also known as the despot, overwhelmed the Christian soldiers, who fled in disorder.

Wanderings in the steppe lands of south-east Russia; visits to Saraithe old capital of the Kipchak Khanate on the lower Volga and to Azov or Tana, still a trading centre for Venetian and Genoese merchants; a fresh change of servitude on Chekre’s ruin; travels in the CrimeaCircassiaAbkhazia and Mingrelia ; and finally escape from the neighborhood of Batum followed.

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