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Medieval Academy Reprints for Teaching #8: Mission to Asia

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Publisher Comments:

Previously published as The Mongol Mission by Sheed and Ward, Ltd., 1980.

Synopsis:

Narratives by Franciscans sent to Central and East Asia in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries in a heroic but failed attempt to maintain contact with Christians there and convert the Mongols. Reprinted from the 1966 reprint of the 1955 edition.

Table of Contents

History of the Mongols / by John of Plano Carpini — The narrative of Brother Benedict the Pole — The journey of William of Rubruck — The letters of John of Monte Corvino, Brother Peregrine, and Andrew of Perugia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802064363
Editor:
Dawson, Christopher
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press
Editor:
Dawson, Christopher
Author:
Dawson, Christopher
Author:
Dawson Christopher S.
Location:
Toronto ;
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
Missions
Subject:
Travel, Medieval
Subject:
Mongolia
Subject:
Missions -- Mongolia.
Subject:
Mongols
Subject:
Missionaries
Subject:
Asia
Subject:
World History - Medieval and Renaissance
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. xxxvii-xxxviii.
Series:
Medieval Academy reprints for teaching ;
Series Volume:
W6-007.8
Publication Date:
19801231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
246
Dimensions:
8.96x6.20x.84 in. .93 lbs.

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Travel » Asia » China

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