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Add 24189, f.6v, The tomb of Aristotle on an island, in front of the town...

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Add 24189, f.6v, The tomb of Aristotle on an island, in front of the town of Stagira, with pilgrims making offerings on an altar in the foreground, from the 'Picture Book of Sir John Mandeville's Travels', c.1410 (vellum)
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Bohemian School, (15th century) / Czech
British Library, London, UK
c. 1410 AD (C15th AD)
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In the background is a ruined city, representing Troy. The manuscript contains no text, but a series of 28 full-page miniatures (tinted grisaille drawings on green parchment) illustrating the Voyage d'outre mer, attributed to Sir John Mandeville.

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From the British Library archive / Bridgeman Images
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Macedonia / Europe / travel / travel / travels / manuscript / memoir / traveler / sir john mandeville / greek / city / ruin / ruins / tomb / Troy / remains / greece / Aristotle / Stagira
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