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The Book of John Mandeville: Bibliography

Ambrose (Pseudo-Hegesippus). De Excidio Hierosolymitanae. In Hegesippus qui dicitur sive Egesippus: De bello Judaico ope codicis Cassellani recognitus. Ed. Karl Friedrich Weber and Julius Caesar. Marburg: Impensis N. G. Elweti Bibliopolae Academici, 1864. [A fourth-century redaction of Flavius Josephus’ De Bello Judaico.]

Aristotle. Nichomachean Ethics. Trans. Martin Ostwald. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1962.

Atiya, Aziz Suryal. The Crusade in the Later Middle Ages. London: Methuen, 1938. Rpt. New York: Kraus, 1965.

———. A History of Eastern Christianity. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1968.

Ayalon, David. “The Great Yasa of Chingiz Khan: A Re-examination.” Part I. Studia Islamica 36 (1972), 8–158.

———. “The Great Yasa of Chingiz Khan: A Re-examination.” Part II. Studia Islamica 38 (1973), 107–56.

Ayenbite of Inwit. Ed. Pamela Gradon. 2 vols. EETS o.s. 23, 278. London: Oxford University Press, 1965, 1979.

Bacon, Roger. Metaphysica. In Opera hactenus inedita Rogeri Baconi. Ed. Robert Steele and Ferdinand M. Delorme. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1909.

———. Moral Philosophy. See Opus Majus of Roger Bacon.

———. The Opus Majus of Roger Bacon. Trans. Robert Belle Burke. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1928.

Benjamin of Tudela. The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela: Travels in the Middle Ages. Intro. Michael A. Signer, Marcus Nathan Adler, and A. Asher. Malibu, CA: Joseph Simon, 1983.

Bennett, Josephine Waters. “Chaucer and Mandeville’s Travels.” Modern Language Notes 68 (1953), 531–34.

———. The Rediscovery of Sir John Mandeville. MLA Monograph Series 19. New York: MLA, 1954.

The Bodley Version of Mandeville’s Travels. Ed. M. C. Seymour. EETS o.s. 253. London: Oxford University Press, 1963.

The Book of John Mandeville: An Edition of the Pynson Text with Commentary on the Defective Version. Ed. Tamara Kohanski. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies 231. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2001.

Bovenschen, Albert. Die Quellen für Reisebeschreibung des Johann von Mandeville. Berlin: W. Pormetter, 1888.

———. “Untersuchungen über Johann von Mandeville und die Quellen seiner Reisebeschreibung.” Zeitschrift der Gesellschaft für Erdkunde. Berlin: Reimer, 1888.

Boyle, John Andrew. The Mongol World Empire: 1206–1371. London: Variorum, 1977.

Braude, Benjamin. “Mandeville’s Jews among Others.” In Pilgrims and Travelers to the Holy Land. Ed. Bryan F. Le Beau and Menachem Mor. Studies in Jewish Civilization 7. Omaha, NE: Creighton University Press, 1996. Pp. 133–58.

The Buke of John Maundeuill, being the travels of Sir John Mandeville, knight, 1322–1356: A hitherto unpublished version, from the unique copy (Egerton MS 1982) in the British Museum. Ed. George F. Warner. Printed for the Roxburghe Club. Westminster: Nichols & Sons, 1889.

Butturff, Douglas R. “Satire in Mandeville’s Travels.” Annuale Medievale 13 (1972): 155–64.

Caesarius of Heisterbach. Dialogue on Miracles. 2 vols. Trans. H. Von E. Scott and C. C. Swinton Bland. Intro. G. G. Coulton. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1929.

Camargo, Martin. “The Book of John Mandeville and the Geography of Identity.” In Marvels, Monsters, and Miracles: Studies in the Medieval and Early Modern Imaginations. Ed. Timothy S. Jones and David A. Sprunger. Studies in Medieval Culture 42. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 2002. Pp. 67–84.

Cameron, Kenneth Walter. “A Discovery in John de Mandevilles.” Speculum 11 (1936), 351–59.

Campbell, Mary B. The Witness and the Other World: Exotic European Travel Writing, 400–1600. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1988.

Cathay and the Way Thither. Ed. and trans. Henry Yule. 4 vols. Hakluyt Society, second series 33, 37, 38, 41. London: Hakluyt Society, 1913–16.

Chambers, James. The Devil’s Horsemen: The Mongol Invasion of Europe. New York: Atheneum, 1985.

Chaucer, Geoffrey. The Riverside Chaucer. Third edition. Gen. ed. Larry D. Benson. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1987.

Cicero. “On Duties.” In Brutus. On the Nature of the Gods. On Divination. On Duties. Trans. Hubert M. Poteat. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1950. Pp. 463–610.

The Defective Version of Mandeville’s Travels. Ed. M. C. Seymour. EETS o.s. 319. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Deluz, Christiane. Le livre de Jehan de Mandeville: Une “géographie” au XIVe siècle. Louvain-la-Neuve: Institut d’Études Médiévales de l’Université Catholique de Louvain, 1988.

Dicts and Sayings of the Philosophers. Ed. John William Sutton. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 2006.

Dunlop, Douglas. “The Karaits of Eastern Asia.” Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London 11 (1943–46), 276–89.

Fazy, Robert. “Jehan de Mandeville: Ses voyages et son séjour discuté en Egypte.” Asiatische Studien/ Etudes Asiatiques 4 (1950), 30–54.

Friedman, John Block. The Monstrous Races in Medieval Art and Thought. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981.

Geraldus Cambrensis (Gerald of Wales). History and Topography of Ireland. Trans. John O’Meara. New York: Penguin, 1982.

Ginzburg, Carlo. The Cheese and the Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-Century Miller. Trans. John Tedeschi and Anne Tedeschi. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1980.

Grady, Frank. “‘Machomete’ and Mandeville’s Travels.” In Medieval Christian Perceptions of Islam: A Book of Essays. Ed. John Victor Tolan. New York: Garland, 1996. Pp. 271–88.

Greenblatt, Stephen. Marvelous Possessions: The Wonder of the New World. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991.

Hanna, Ralph, III. “Mandeville.” In Middle English Prose: A Critical Guide to Major Authors and Genres. Ed. A. S. G. Edwards. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1984. Pp. 121–32.

Haraszti, Zoltan. “The Travels of Sir John Mandeville.” Boston Public Library Quarterly 2 (1950), 306–16.

Hayton the Armenian. La Flor des estoires de la terre d’Orient. Ed. Charles Kohler et al. In Recueil des Historiens des Croisades: Documents arméniens. Gen. ed. Edouard Dulaurier. Vol. 2. Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1906. Pp. xxiii–cxlii, 111–363. Rpt. Farnborough, England: Gregg International Publishers, 1969.

Heng, Geraldine. Empire of Magic: Medieval Romance and the Politics of Cultural Fantasy. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003.

Higgins, Iain. “Imagining Christendom from Jerusalem to Paradise: Asia in Mandeville’s Travels.” In Discovering New Worlds: Essays on Medieval Exploration and Imagination. Ed. Scott D. Westrem. New York: Garland, 1991. Pp. 91–114.

———. Writing East: The “Travels” of Sir John Mandeville. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997.

———. “Mandeville.” In A Companion to Middle English Prose. Ed. A. S. G. Edwards. Rochester, NY: D. S. Brewer, 2004. Pp. 99–116.

Horner, Patrick J. “Mandeville’s Travels: A New Manuscript Extract.” Manuscripta 24 (1980), 171–75. [Bodleian Library, Digby 88.]

Howard, Donald R. “The World of Mandeville’s Travels.” Yearbook of English Studies 1 (1971), 1–17.

———. Writers and Pilgrims: Medieval Pilgrimage Narratives and Their Posterity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1980.

Jacobus de Voragine. The Golden Legend. 2 vols. Trans. William Granger Ryan. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993.

Jean d’Arras. Mélusine: Roman du XIVe siècle. Ed. Louis Stouff. Geneva: Slatkine Reprints, 1974.

Josephus, Flavius. The Great Roman-Jewish War: A.D. 66–70 (De Bello Judaico). Trans. William Whiston. Rev. D. S. Margoliouth. Ed. and intro. William R. Farmer. New York: Harper, 1960.

Juvaini, Ata-Malik. Genghis Khan: The History of the World-Conqueror. Second ed. Trans. J. A. Boyle. Intro. David O. Morgan. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1997.

Kazhdan, Alexander P., ed. The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium. 3 vols. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Kohanski, Tamarah. “Uncharted Territory: New Perspectives on Mandeville’s Travels.” Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Connecticut, 1993. DAI 55.03A (1993), p. 0560.

———. “Two Manuscripts of Mandeville’s Travels.” Notes and Queries n.s. 42 (1995), 269–70.

———. “‘What Is a “Travel Book,” Anyway?’: Generic Criticism and Mandeville’s Travels.” Literature Interpretation Theory 7 (1996), 117–30.

Kratz, Dennis, ed. and trans. The Romances of Alexander. New York: Garland, 1991.

Lee, Henry. The Vegetable Lamb of Tartary: a curious fable of the cotton plant, to which is added a sketch of the history of cotton and the cotton trade. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1887.

Letter of Prester John. La lettre du Prêtre Jean: Les versions en ancien français et en ancien occitan. Ed. Martin Gosman. Groningen: Bouma’s Boukhuis, 1982.

Letts, Malcolm. “Sir John Mandeville.” Notes and Queries 191 (1946), 202–04, 275–77.

———. “Sir John Mandeville.” Notes and Queries 192 (1947), 46–48, 134–36.

———. “Sir John Mandeville.” Notes and Queries 193 (1948), 52–53.

———. Sir John Mandeville: The Man and His Book. London: Batchworth Press, 1949.

A Lytell Cronycle: Richard Pynson’s Translation (c. 1520) of La Fleur des histoires de la terre d’Orient (c. 1307). Ed. Glenn Burger. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1988.

Mandeville’s Travels: Translated from the French of Jean d’Outremeuse. Ed. Paul Hamelius. 2 vols. EETS o.s. 153–54. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1919–23. Rpt. London: Oxford University Press, 1960–61. [Cotton version.]

Mandeville’s Travels. Ed. M. C. Seymour. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1967. [Cotton version, in Middle English.]

Mandeville’s Travels. Ed. M. C. Seymour. London, Oxford University Press, 1968. [Cotton version, in Modern English.]

Mandeville’s Travels: Texts and Translations. Ed. Malcolm Letts. 2 vols. Hakluyt Society, second series 101–02. London: Hakluyt Society, 1953. [Modernized Egerton and other versions.]

Map, Walter. De Nugis Curialium: Courtiers’ Trifles. Ed. and trans. M. R. James. Rev. by Christopher Brooke and Roger Mynors. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1983.

Mas’udi, Abu al. The Meadows of Gold: The Abbasids. Ed. and trans. Paul Lunde and Carolyn Stone. London: Kegan Paul, 1989.

May, David. “Dating the English Translation of Mandeville’s Travels: The Papal Interpolation.” Notes and Queries n.s. 34 (1987), 175–78.

———. “Mandeville’s Travels, Chaucer, and The House of Fame.” Notes and Queries n.s. 34 (1987), 178–82.

McIntosh, Angus, M. L. Samuels, and Michael Benskin. A Linguistic Atlas of Late Mediaeval English. 4 vols. Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 1986.

The Metrical Version of Mandeville’s Travels. Ed. M. C. Seymour. EETS o.s. 269. London: Oxford University Press, 1973.

Milton, Giles. The Riddle and the Knight: In Search of John Mandeville, the World’s Greatest Traveller. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001.

Moffett, Samuel Hugh. A History of Christianity in Asia. Vol. I: Beginnings to 1500. San Francisco: Harper, 1992.

Moseley, C. W. R. D. “Chaucer, Sir John Mandeville, and the Alliterative Revival: A Hypothesis concerning Relationships.” Modern Philology 72 (1974), 182–84.

———. “The Metamorphoses of Sir John Mandeville.” Yearbook of English Studies 4 (1974), 5–25.

———. “The Availability of Mandeville’s Travels in England.” Library, fifth series 30 (1975), 125–33.

———. “Sir John Mandeville’s Visit to the Pope: The Implications of an Interpolation.” Neophilologus 54 (1970), 77–80.

———, trans. See Travels of Sir John Mandeville.

Nicholson, E. B., and Henry Yule. “Mandeville, Jehan de.” Encyclopedia Brittanica, ninth ed., 1883.

———. “Mandeville, Jehan de.” Encyclopedia Brittanica, eleventh ed., 1911.

Oliverus Scholasticus (Oliver of Paderborn). The Capture of Damietta [Historia Damiatina]: Trans. J. J. Gavigan. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1948. Rpt. New York: AMS Press, 1980.

Parkes, Malcolm Beckwith. “The Influence of the Concepts of Ordinatio and Compilatio on the Development of the Book.” In Medieval Learning and Literature: Essays Presented to Richard William Hunt. Ed. J. J. G. Alexander and M. T. Gibson. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1976. Pp. 115–41.

Phillips, J.R.S. “The Quest for Sir John Mandeville.” In The Culture of Christendom: Essays in Medieval History in Commemoration of Denis L. T. Bethell. Ed. Marc Anthony Meyer. London: Hambeldon Press, 1993. Pp. 243–55.

Pinto, Ana. Mandeville’s Travels: A Rihla in Disguise. Madrid: Editorial Complutense, 2005.

Pliny the Elder. Natural History: With an English Translation in Ten Volumes. Trans. H. Rackham. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1947.

Polo, Marco. The Travels of Marco Polo. Trans. and intro. Ronald Latham. Harmondsworth, NY: Penguin, 1958.

The Prose Life of Alexander from the Thornton MS. Ed. J. S. Westlake. EETS o.s. 143. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1913.

Sacrobosco, John of. The Sphere of Sacrobosco and Its Commentators. Ed. and trans. Lynn Thorndike. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1949.

Saunders, John J. The History of the Mongol Conquests. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1971. Rpt. 2001.

Seymour, M. C. “A Medieval Redactor at Work.” Notes and Queries 206 (1961), 169–71.

———. “The Origin of the Egerton Version of Mandeville’s Travels.” Medium Aevum 30 (1961), 159–69.

———. “Secundum Iohannem Maundvyle.” English Studies in Africa 4 (1961), 148–58. [Bodleian Library, MS Ashmole 751]

———. “The Early English Editions of Mandeville’s Travels.” Library, fifth series 19 (1964), 202–07.

———. “The Scribal Tradition of Mandeville’s Travels: The Insular Version.” Scriptorium 18 (1964), 34–48.

———. “The English Epitome of Mandeville's Travels.” Anglia 84 (1966), 27–58. [British Library, MS Additional 37049.]

———. “The English Manuscripts of Mandeville’s Travels.” Edinburgh Bibliographic Society Transactions 4 (1966), 169–210.

———, ed. “Mandeville and Marco Polo: A Stanzaic Fragment.” AUMLA: Journal of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association 21 (1964), 39–52. [Bodleian Library, MS eMusaeo 160.]

———. Sir John Mandeville. Authors of the Middle Ages 1. Aldershot: Variorum, 1993.

Sidrak and Bokkus. Ed. T. L. Burton. EETS o.s. 311–12. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Siege of Jerusalem. Ed. Michael Livingston. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 2004.

Solinus, Caius Julius. The Excellent and Pleasant Worke: Collecteana Rerum Memorabilium. Trans. Arthur Golding (1587). Gainesville: Scholars’ Facsimiles and Reprints, 1955.

Steiner, Arpad. “The Date of Composition of Mandeville’s Travels.” Speculum 9 (1934), 144–47.

Symon Simeonis. Itinerarium Symonis Semeonis ab Hibernia ad Terram Sanctam. Ed. Mario Esposito. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1960.

Thomas, J. D. “The Date of Mandeville’s Travels.” Modern Language Notes 72 (1957), 165–69.

The Travels of Sir John Mandeville. Trans. C. W. R. D. Moseley. New York: Penguin, 1983. [Egerton version, translation.]

Tzanaki, Rosemary. Mandeville’s Medieval Audiences: A Study on the Reception of the Book of Sir John Mandeville (1371–1550). Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2003.

Vincent of Beauvais. Speculum Historiale. Douai, 1624. In Speculum quadruplex sive Speculum maius: naturale/doctrinale/morale/historiale 4. Graz: Akademische Druck und Verlagsanstalt, 1964–65.

————. Speculum Naturale. In Speculum quadruplex sive Speculum maius: naturale/doctrinale/morale/ historiale 4. Graz: Akademische Druck und Verlagsanstalt, 1964–65.

Virgil. Aeneid. Trans. Allen Mandelbaum. New York: Bantam, 1981.

Westrem, Scott. “Two Routes to Pleasant Instruction in Late-Fourteenth-Century Literature.” In The Work of Dissimilitude: Essays from the Sixth Citadel Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Literature. Ed. David G. Allen and Robert A. White. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1992. Pp. 67–80.

White, T. H. The Bestiary: A Book of Beasts. New York: Putnam, 1960.

William of Rubruck. “The Journal of Friar William de Rubruquis.” In The Travels of Sir John Mandeville. Ed. A. W. Pollard. London: Macmillan, 1905. Pp. 261–325.

Williams, David. Deformed Discourse. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1996.

Zacher, Christian. Curiosity and Pilgrimage: The Literature of Discovery in Fourteenth-Century England. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1976.

———. “Mandeville’s Travels.” In A Manual of the Writings in Middle English. Ed. Albert E. Hartung. Vol. 7. XIX: Travel and Geographical Writing. New Haven: Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1986. Pp. 2239–41, 2452–57.

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