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Medieval Trade and Travel: Travel-Pilgrimage

Library and internet resources about the medieval trade and travel from late antiquity to c. 1492

Overview

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Pilgrimage

Islamic and Jewish Pilgrimage

Caravan of pilgrims in Ramleh
Maqâmât of al-Harîrî, Baghdad, 1236/1237 A.D.
BnF Arabe 5847, fol. 94v.

Itinerary to Jerusalem


Matthew Paris, St. Albans, ca. 1250-1259
British Library Royal 14 C VII  f. 5

Santiago de Compostela


Charlemagne and his knights on their way to Santiago de Compostela
Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia. Codex Calixtinus, f. 162v