The Monks of Kublai Khan

Sir E. A. Wallis Budge



Pris med medlemskort


Author/Translator: Wallis Budge, E. A.


Title: “The Monks of Kûblâi Khân, Emperor of China : or, The history of the life and travels of Rabban Ṣâwmâ, envoy of the Mongol Khâns to the kings of Europe, and Markôs who as Mâr Yahbh-Allâhâ III became Patriarch of the Nestorian Church in Asia.”


Manchester : The Religious Tract Society, 1928 (1. edition)


Frontiespiece, xvi, 335 pp, 16 plates, 5 illustrations in text; 8vo; fine condition


The book contains a complete translation into English of the Syriac history of the two Nestorian Chinoise Monks, Bar Sawma of Khan Balik (Peking) and Markos (Mark) of Kawshang. At the end of the 13th Century they embarged on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem. The book contains a mass of information about Il-Khans of Persia and their dealings with Mongol Christians. The original text is translated by Sir E. A. Wallis Budge.