Cambridge Core – Regional History after – Cathay and the Way Thither. Cathay and the way thither: being a collection of medieval notices of China, / tr. and ed. by Colonel Sir Henry Yule. Main Author: Yule, Henry, Sir, : Cathay and the Way Thither: Being a Collection of Medieval Notices of China (Cambridge Library Collection – Hakluyt First Series).

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Contents against them rubies and pearls animals bird with two heads. Florence E 5 9 6 7 with various readings p. Origin of that name The Khitans.

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The Kin or Golden Dynasty. Prosecution of the Conquest of China under his successor Okkodai. Western Conquests Invasion of Europe. Conquest of Persia and the Khalifate Division of the Mongol.

Commencement of missions from Europe to the Mongol Wayy. Reasons why partiality to Christianity was expected from them Effect of the Mongol conquests in levelling political barriers 96 First travellers to brin Double names applied to China at different eras as approached. First historical relations of the Chinese with Western Asia.

First historical particulars about India brought by Changkian. Previous attempt of Bakhtiyar Thitheer to make the converse expedition. Legends of the preaching of Apostles in China The actual early. China when the ship was searched 73 miracles of healing.

Nearly all from Arabic authors The compilation Anciennes. Particulars regarding China which it offers. The second part of the work by Abu Zaid His account of. Revolutions in China and its corroboration by the Chinese annals 82 Additional particulars afforded by Abu Zaid. The Travels of Ibn Muhathal.


China as represented by Edrisi. Abulfeda properly belongs to the Mongol. Opening of China to the West Cathay. What he says of Cathay. The journey of Rubruquis. What he tells of Cathay.

The Poli Pauthiers edition of Marco Polo. Diplomatic intercourse between the Chinghizide Khans of Persia. The voyage of Ibn Batuta to China The cessation of intercourse.

Cathay and the way thither: being a collection of medieval notices of China

Scanty glimpses of China in the century and a half succeeding. Great Khans patace there Cambalech Peking Tartar city. Tibet a great country felt tents the royal city Lhassa. Chagatai chronological difficulties in connexion with the dates.

Jordanus Hak Soc 18G3 Tartary His proceedings since leaving the convent at Vittoria. Other editions – View all Cathay and the way thither: Being a Collection of Medieval Notices Popular passages Page clxviii – The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: Page 49 – The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall bring presents: Yea, all kings shall fall down before him: Page – San-pan, where he disgorges his prey, and again resumes his labours.

And, what is more wonderful still, if one of the cormorants snd hold of a fish of large size, so large that he would have some difficulty in taking it to the boat, some of the others, seeing his dilemma, hasten to his assistance, and with their efforts united capture the animal and haul him off teh the boat.


Page cxxii – Their betters as craftsmen in every art practised by man are not to be found in the whole world.

Their country is very rich in corn, in wine, in gold and silver, in silk, and in every kind of produce tending to the support of mankind. Page xxxix – The region of the Seres is a vast and populous country, touching on the east the ocean and the limits of the habitable world ; and extending west nearly to Imaus and the confines of Bactria.

The people are civilized men, of mild, just, and frugal temper ; eschewing collisions with their neighbors, and even shy of close intercourse, but not averse to dispose of their own products, of which raw silk is the staple, but which include also silk stuffs, furs, and iron of remarkable quality. Page clxxiii – I will declare thy name unto my brethren: Page clxix – India, where the Indian Sea is, there is a Church of Christians with clergy and a congregation of believers, though I know not if there be any Christians Cathay and the way thither: