The travels and journal of Ambrosio Bembo /
In 1671, Ambrosio Bembo, a young nobleman, decided to broaden his knowledge of the world through travel. He undertook a remarkable, occasionally hazardous, four-year voyage to Syria, Turkey, Iraq, Iran, and the Portuguese colonies of western India. His journal opens a perspective on the Near East an...
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