What is a summary of chapter 10 in the Travels of 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 called it by its current name. Mandeville gives an account of the surrounding geography and then points out how many different nations have conquered Jerusalem:
For that country hath been in the hands of all nations; that is to say, of Jews, of Canaanites, Assyrians, Persians, Medes, Macedonians, of Greeks, Romans, of Christian men, of Saracens, Barbarians, Turks, Tartars, and of...
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