Table of Contents
GENERAL PLAN OF THE WORK.
PART I. Voyages and Travels of Discovery, from the Era of Alfred, King of England, in the Ninth Century, to the Era of Don Henry, Prince of Portugal, at the commencement of the Fifteenth Century.
CHAPTER I. Discoveries in the time of Alfred, King of England, in the Ninth Century of the Christian Era.
CHAPTER II. Original Discovery of Greenland by the Icelanders, in the Ninth Century
CHAPTER III. Early Discovery of Winland, or America, by the Icelanders, about the year 1001
CHAPTER IV. Travels of two Mahometans into India and China, in the Ninth Century
CHAPTER V. Travels of Rabbi Benjamin from Spain to China, in the Twelfth Century
CHAPTER VI. Travels of an Englishman in Tartary, in 1243
CHAPTER VII. Sketch of the Revolutions in Tartary
CHAPTER VIII. Travels of John de Piano Carpini, in 1246
CHAPTER IX. Travels of W. de Rubruquis, about 1253
CHAPTER X. Travels of Haitho, Prince of Armenia, in 1254
CHAPTER XI. Travels of Marco Polo into China and the East; from A.D. 1260 to 1295
CHAPTER XII. Travels of Oderic of Portenau, in 1318
CHAPTER XIII. Travels of Sir John Mandeville, in 1322
CHAPTER XIV. Itinerary of Pegoletti, between Asof and China, in 1355
CHAPTER XV. Voyages of Nicolo and Antonio Zeno, in 1380
CHAPTER XVI. Travels of Schildtberger, in 1394
CHAPTER XVII. Travels of the Ambassadors of Shah Rokh, in 1419
CHAPTER XVIII. Voyage and Shipwreck of Quirini, in 1431
CHAPTER XIX. Travels of Josaphat Barbaro, in 1436