Portulan attributed to Jaffuda Cresques

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Portulan attributed to Jaffuda Cresques

(c. 1416)


Nubia tera de serayns ciutat de terimssen aquesta regio es tot temps en guera ab los cristians de nubia.

Ciutat de nubia en esta ciutat es la sede de presta johan senyor dels cristians d'etihopia.

(Nubia, land of the Sarracens; the town of Terimssen; this country is always at war with the Christians of Nubia.

The town of Nubia. In this town one finds the residence of Prester John, lord of the Christians of Ethiopia.)

Selected editions

Monumenta Cartographica Africae et Aegypti. Tome IV.IV, ed. Y. Kamel (Leiden: 1939).