The Vinland map and the Tartar relation / by R.A. Skelton, Thomas E. Marston, and George D. Painter for the Yale University Library ; with a foreword by Alexander O. Vietor.

; Marston, Thomas E ; Painter, George D. (George Duncan), 1914-2005 ; C. de Bridia, Brother, active 1247. Hystoria Tartarorum. English & Latin ; Yale University. Library
New Haven : Yale University Press, 1965.

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Other Title Vinland map.
Other Authors C. de Bridia, active 1247.
Marston, Thomas E.
Painter, George D. 1914-2005.
Yale University. Library.
Subjects Asia.
C. de Bridia, Brother, active 1247. Hystoria Tartarorum.
C. de Bridia, frère, époque 1247. Hystoria Tartarorum.
Carte ancienne.
Cartes anciennes.
Découvertes géographiques scandinaves.
Early maps.
Franciscans -- Missions -- Asia.
Giovanni, da Pian del Carpine, Archbishop of Antivari, -1252.
Hystoria Tartarorum (C. de Bridia, Brother)
Kaarten (geografie)
Mongoles -- Historia -- Fuentes.
Mongols -- History -- Sources.
Vinland map.
Description xii, 291 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps (some folded) ; 30 cm
Copyright Date 1965.
Notes The manuscript map and text were copied about 1440 by an unknown scribe from lost earlier originals. The world map features representations of Iceland, Greenland, and Vinland. The text is an account, written in 1247 by a friar who called himself C. de Bridia, of Giovanni del Carpine's mission to the Mongols in 1245-1247.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-269) and index.
The text of the Tartar relation is in Latin; the facsimile is accompanied by a transcription of the Latin text with English translation on facing pages.
Summary Facsimile of world map including Iceland, Greenland and Vinland, thought to have been compiled at Basle around 1440. Extensive comments and attempts at interpretation. History and description of manuscript.
Contents The manuscript: history and description / by T.E. Marston -- Facsimiles of the Vinland map and the Tartar relation -- The Tartar relation / edited, with introduction, translation and commentary, by G.D. Painter -- The Vinland map / by R.A. Skelton -- The Tartar relation and the Vinland map, an interpretation / by G.D. Painter.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Asia
Network Numbers (OCoLC)711560
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Skelton, R. A. 1906-1970.
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