Irresistible North : from Venice to Greenland on the trail of the Zen brothers (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Irresistible North : from Venice to Greenland on the trail of the Zen brothers

Author: Andrea Di Robilant
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From the author of A Venetian Affair and Lucia comes a charming odyssey in the path of the mysterious Zen brothers, who explored parts of the New World a century before Columbus, and became both a source of scandal and a cause cElEbre among geographers in the following centuries. This delightful journey begins with Andrea di Robilant's serendipitous discovery of a travel narrative published in Venice in 1558 by the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Di Robilant, Andrea, 1957-
Irresistible North.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011
(DLC) 2011000190
(OCoLC)676726652
Named Person: Niccolò Zeno; Antonio Zeno; Niccolò Zeno; Antonio Zeno; Niccolò Zeno; Niccolò Zeno
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Di Robilant
ISBN: 9780307596628 0307596621 1299030963 9781299030961
OCLC Number: 748281689
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 228 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Making a book --
Messer Nicolò --
Frislanda --
Zichmni --
Islanda --
Estotiland, drogio, and icaria --
Engroneland --
Squaring the circle --
Venetian puzzle.
Responsibility: Andrea di Robilant.

Abstract:

In the 14th century, Nicolo and Antonio Zen journeyed from Venice up the North Atlantic, encountering warrior princes, fighting savage natives and, just possibly, reaching the New World a full  Read more...

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