Irresistible North : from Venice to Greenland on the trail of the Zen brothers (Book, 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:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the travel narrative describing the journey of the Zen brothers through the North Atlantic in the 1380s and 1390s, and looks at why the Zen's account was called a fraud in the nineteenth century.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Nonfiction
Biography
Named Person: Niccolò Zeno; Antonio Zeno; Niccolò Zeno; Antonio Zeno; Niccolò Zeno; Niccolò Zeno
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Di Robilant
ISBN: 9780307269850 030726985X
OCLC Number: 676726652
Notes: "This Is a Borzoi Book"--Title page verso.
Description: vii, 228 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Making a book --
Messer Nicolò --
Frislanda --
Zichmni --
Islanda --
Estotiland, drogio, and icaria --
Engroneland --
Squaring the circle --
Venetian puzzle.
Responsibility: Andrea di Robilant.

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Examines the travel narrative describing the journey of the Zen brothers through the North Atlantic in the 1380s and 1390s, and looks at why the Zen's account was called a fraud in the nineteenth century.

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