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Farah marked it as to-read Dec 25, This volume contains an English translation of the johan story of Johann Schiltberger ? The optimistic outlook was maybe due to the fact that Schiltberger survived to write, but I can imagine this guy survived largely due to pluck, cleverness, and a bit of luck.

Unfortunately, Johanb was quite lik Johann Schiltberger was sixteen years old when he was captured at the Battle of Nicopolis. This gives the book a raw, fresh feel, and some of the stories give the thrill of true adventure.

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Scott mor marked it as to-read Oct 11, Exclusive web offer for individuals. It could be through conference attendance, group discussion or directed reading to name just a few examples. One of them is scanned in and has random characters, the title, page, and footnotes thrown in with the rest of the text and is almost unreadable.


In Sigismund instigated a military engagement with the Turks over Nicopolis, a city on the Danube River.

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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 in Cathay. The supplementary material consists of the annual report.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Print this article Print all entries for this topic Cite this article. Christian communities even in the Great Tatary of the steppes are also remarkable. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Escaping from his semibondage, he returned to Bavaria by way of Constantinople and via a route through east-central Europe north of the Carpathian Mountains. His allusions to the Catholic missions still persisting in Armenia and in other regions beyond the Euxine, and to non-Roman?

WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. His work, however, contains many inaccuracies; thus in reckoning the years of his service both with Bayezid and with Timur he is off unaccountably in multiples of two.


Schiltberger survives over 30 years of being a slave, with a successful escape on his 2nd reported attempt. Write a review Rate this item: Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es.

First come the lands “this side” of the Danube, where he had travelled; next follow those between the Danube and the sea, which had now fallen under the Turk; after this, the Ottoman dominions in Asia; last come cshiltberger more distant regions of Schiltberger’s world, from Trebizond to Russia and from Egypt scniltberger India.

So, he provides a naive but first-hand johanb of many places and peoples at that time. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The bondage and travels of Johann Schiltberger: A fascinating account, albeit filled with marvels and lengthy lists of cities with phonetically to the German spelled out names and rulers.

Upon their return, the king ordered that the prisoners be killed immediately, but the commander interjected. Advanced Search Find a Library. It also seems as if a foreign religion was not forced upon him, although he does tell how a Christian would convert to Islam.

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