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Viaggio da Venezia al S. Sepolcro, ed al Monte Sinai : col dissegno delle città, castelli, ville, chiese, monasterij, isole, porti, e fiumi, che sin là si ritrovano ... / composto dal R. Padre F. Noe dell'Ord. di S. Francesco ...

Author: Bianco, Noè, -1568.
Production / publication: In Lucca : Per Domenico Marescandoli, [late 17th century] Description: 192 pages ; 8vo.General note: Woodcut illustration of Christ with motto "Mors mea vita tua" on title page; other woodcut illustrations throughout.Binding note: Contemporary brown leather spine over buckram coversSubject(s): Pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Palestine | Jerusalem -- Description and travelSummary: A reprint edition of a pilgrims’ guide to the Holy Land, first published in 1500 as the oldest Italian travel book. The author Noè Bianco travelled to Palestine before 1470 and was inspired in his work by another Italian traveller Niccolo da Poggibonzi (1346 -1350). The guide contains numerous woodcuts depicting views of Italian & Middle Eastern (such as Venice, Rhodes, Cairo, Jerusalem and Corfu), as well as monuments and animals native to the lands visited. It also includes views of Jerusalem and the Temple of Solomon, as well as lists of relics in Venetian churches.
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