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Medieval Travel Writing Online

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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)


Provides an extensive collection of manuscript materials for the study of medieval travel writing. The core is a collection of medieval manuscripts dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries. The main focus is accounts of journeys to the Holy Land, India and China. The manuscripts are from the British Library; Bodleian Library; Bibliothèque nationale de France; Cambridge University Library; Trinity College, Cambridge; Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg; Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek; Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen; the Beinecke Library at Yale University and about 15 other Libraries and Archives. 

Number of Users:
unlimited
Interlibrary Loan:
Print-only copy permitted
Resource Advocate:
Courtney, Angela
SFX Source:
No
Federated Search:
No

IUB Library Subjects:
  • Geography
  • India Studies
  • Medieval Studies
  • History
  • Art & Art History
  • English and American Language and Literature

Library of Congress Subjects:

Travel writing--Europe--History--Sources.
Literature, Medieval--Sources.