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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

Publisher New Haven : Yale University Press
Year 1965
Codes ID=2000410561 NCID=BA13314606

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Language English,Latin
Size xii, 291 p., [47] p. of plates (some fold.) : ill., facsims., maps ; 30 cm
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 George D. Painter
The Vinland map / by R.A. Skelton
The Tartar relation and the Vinland map : an interpretation / by George D. Painter
Notes The manuscript map and text were copied about 1440 by an unknown scribe from lost earlier originals. The first is a world map, including the Western Ocean, with representations of Iceland, Greenland, and Vinland; the second is an account, written in 1247 by an unidentified friar who called himself C. de Bridia, of Carpini's mission to the Mongols in 1245-47
Bibliography: p. 263-269
Includes indexes
Authors *Skelton, R. A. (Raleigh Ashlin), 1906-1970
Marston, Thomas E.
Painter, George Duncan, 1914-
Yale University. Library
Vietor, Alexander O.
Subjects LCSH:Giovanni, da Pian del Carpine, Archbishop of Antivari, d. 1252
LCSH:Maps, Early
LCSH:Mongols -- History -- Sources  All Subject Search
Classification LCC:GA308.Z65

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