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 Unknown; referred to by Foresti as Tractatus quem mappam nominavit
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The Tractatus called a map; Tractatus

Giovanni da Carignano

Date: Early 14th century

Original Language: Latin

Description

Since no manuscripts of the Tractatus seem to have survived, it is unclear what precisely it comprised and what its original title was, or whether it had one. The text refers to an encounter between an Ethiopian delegation and Pope Clement V in Avignon. Its exact date is disputed but is often given as 1306,…

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Frederiks, Martha, “ Unknown; referred to by Foresti as Tractatus quem mappam nominavit”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_25911>
First published online: 2010



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