Medieval Travel Writing is a database including images of medieval manuscripts, supporting documents and transcriptions, and five editorial essays including one by University of Auckland historian Dr Kim Phillips:
David Abulafia, 'Introduction to the Mediterranean World, 1100-1500'.
Peter Jackson, 'Medieval European Travellers in Asia'.
Andrew Jotischky, 'Geography and Travel in the Middle Ages'.
Kim Phillips, 'Travel Writing and the Far East, c. 1245-c.1500'.
Alison Stones, 'Medieval Pilgrimage Writing'.
Title: Account of the Islands of the Mediterranean.
Author: Martellus, Henricus, Germanus; Florence
Source: British Library
Description: (Whole map) World map, including the Cape of Good Hope, rounded by Bartolomeo Dias in 1488.