Western Travellers in the Islamic World Online
Advisor: Maurits van den Boogert
• Languages used: English, German, French, Italian, Latin
• MARC records are available
Accounts of travel are a popular and accessible source for research on historical relations between “East” and “West” and are attractive for specialists and non-specialists alike. In the pre-modern period a large number of such accounts were published all over Europe. Predominantly covering the Ottoman Empire, the collection also stretches into Ethiopia, Central Asia, Afghanistan, North Africa, and of course Iran.