The Garden Guide

Book: Journey and Embassy to Samarkand
Chapter: Ruy Gonzalez De Clavijo


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This is the title page of Ruy Gonzalez de Clavijo's memoir of his journey from Spain to Central Asia I. LIFE AND ACTS OF THE GREAT TAMERLANE, With a description of the Lands of his Empire and Lordship. Written by RUY GONZALEZ DE CLAVIJO, Chamberlain of the most high and puissant Lord Don Henry, third of that name, King of Castille and Leon. With a journal of what happened to the Embassy which the said King sent to the said Prince, otherwise called Timur Beg, in the year of our Lord 1403.