500 year-old book paints a vivid portrait of life in the 12th Century

by Erica Balch - January 20, 2017

McMaster University Library has acquired a rare, 500 year-old travelogue that recounts the journey of Benjamin of Tudela, a Jewish merchant whose fantastic journey to Asia predated — by a hundred years — the famous travels of Marco Polo.


500 year-old book paints a vivid portrait of life in the 12th Century

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