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Sir John Mandeville

Chapter 17 of Sir John Mandeville's Travels begins in the land of Job. The author relates the biblical story of Job's trials, restoration to prosperity, reign as King of Idumea, and death at the...

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Sir John Mandeville

In chapter 10 of the Travels, Sir John Mandeville visits Jerusalem. He begins by remarking that this was originally two cities, Jebus and Salem, but King David joined the two, and King Solomon...

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Sir John Mandeville

The Travels of Sir John Mandeville is best classified in the medieval literature genre. It is probably best described as fiction, although it is written like a non-fiction travel journal or memoir....

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Sir John Mandeville

The authenticity of Sir John Mandeville's Travels has often been questioned. There are no contemporary records of the author's existence, and parts of the book appear to have been copied from other...

Latest answer posted March 23, 2020, 3:33 pm (UTC)

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