The Mission of Friar William of Rubruck : his journey to the court of the Great Khan Mongke 1253-1255.


(Hakluyt Society Second Series, no 173.) xvi, 312pp, maps. Blue cloth with gilt device on upper board, with dustwrapper. Very good to fine. ISBN 0904180298 ***William of Rubruck is the earliest known report of a missionary journey to the Mongol Empire, and he was the first westerner to make contact with Buddhism.

Title: The Mission of Friar William of Rubruck : his journey to the court of the Great Khan Mongke 1253-1255.

Author Name: JACKSON, Peter (translator). Introduction, notes and appendices by Peter Jackson & David Morgan.

Categories: Hakluyt Society,

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 1975

Seller ID: 32277

Keywords: 13th century Buddhism central asia missionaries mongols religion,