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 Tvoyage van Mher Joos van Ghistele
(978 words)


'Voyage of Mher Joos van Ghistele'

Ambrosius Zeebout

Date: Between 1485 and about 1500

Original Language: Middle Dutch


Tvoyage van Mher Joos van Ghistele offers a description of the journey made by the Flemish knight Joos van Ghistele, who was born in Ghent in 1446 and died there in 1516. Between 1481 and 1485, van Ghistele travelled to Palestine, Egypt, Sinai, Syria, Persia, the Greek archipelago and North Africa. After his retu…

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van den Boogert, Maurits, “ Tvoyage van Mher Joos van Ghistele”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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