9781433214653

1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance

ISBN 10: 1433214652 / 1-4332-1465-2
ISBN 13: 9781433214653
Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc
Publication Date: 2008

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Synopsis:

Poses a controversial argument that China initiated the Renaissance, in a painstakingly researched chronicle that cites the appearance of Chinese ambassadors in early fifteenth-century Tuscany who met with Pope Eugenius IV and shared history-influencing maps and technology. Simultaneous.