The Black-Sea, or Euxine, is here called the Great
Soldaia, or Sudak, was a city in the Crimea, a little to the west of
 Barha or Barcha, more properly Bereke-khan, who
reigned from 1256 to
 Bolgara is the town of Bolgari, the capital of
subsisted from 1161 to 1578. Alsara is Al-seray, which was built by
Baatu-khan, on the Achtuba, a branch of the Volga.—Forst.
 Probably Holagu-khan, to whom all Persia was in
subjection, quite to
 Ukakah, Grikhata, Khorkang, or Urghenz on the Gihon.—Forst.
 This probably refers to the Constantinopolitan
or Greek emperor; his
dominions being called Roum in the east to the present day.—E.
 In different editions this name is corruptly written
Cogatal, and Chogatal.—E.
 Otherwise called Glaza and Galza, but more properly
Al-Ajassa, on the
south-east extremity of the Euxine or Black-sea.—Forst.
 Acon, or more properly Akko. It is not easy
to conceive what should
have taken them so much out of their way as Acre; unless they could
not procure shipping at Giazza, and travelled therefore by land
through Asia Minor and Syria; or that they intended here to procure
the holy oil for the khan.—E.
 This is an error in transcription, and it has
been already noticed in
the introduction to these travels, that Marco could not then have
exceeded the ninth year of his age.—E.
 Bibars el Bentochdari, sultan of Kahira or Cairo,
in Egypt, often
 Chambalu, or Khan-balu, or the city of the Khan, now Peking.—Forst.
 Called likewise; Kogatin, Gogatin, and Gogongin,
in the different
transcripts of these travels.—E.
 From the circumstance of this kingdom of Argon
being near Arbor Secco
it would appear to have been one of the eight kingdoms of Persia
mentioned in the sequel; and from the sea voyage, it probably was
Mekran, which, reaches to the sea and the Indies,—E.
 These were most princely letters-patent; equal
in weight to 400
guineas, perhaps equal in efficacious value to 4000 in our times.—E.
Description of Armenia the Lesser, of the country of the Turks of Greater Armenia, Zorzania, the kingdom of Mosul, of the cities of Bagdat and Tauris, and account of a strange Miracle.