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James Emerson Tennent
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 712 pages of information about Ceylon; an Account of the Island Physical, Historical, and.

CHAP.  IV.

CEYLON AS KNOWN TO THE MOORS,
GENOESE, AND VENETIANS.

The Moors of Ceylon
Their origin
The early Mahometans in India
Arabians anciently settled in Ceylon
Real descent of the modern “Moormen”
Their occupation as traders, ancestral
Their hostilities with the Portuguese
They might have been rulers of Ceylon
Indian trade prior to the route by the Cape
The Genoese and Venetians in the East
Rise of the Mongol empire
Marco Polo, A.D. 1271
Visits Ceylon
Friar Odoric, A.D. 1318
Jordan de Severac, A.D. 1323 (note)
Giov. de Marignola, A.D. 1349 (note)
Nicola di Conti, A.D. 1444
  The first traveller who speaks of Cinnamon
Jerome de Santo Stefano (note)
Ludov.  Barthema, A.D. 1506
Odoardo Barbosa, A.D. 1509
Andrea Corsali, A.D. 1515 (note)
Cesar Frederic, A.D. 1563
Course of trade changed by the Cape route
Irritation of the Venetians

ILLUSTRATIONS IN THE FIRST VOLUME

MAPS.

“Gobbs” on the East Coast By ARROWSMITH
“Gobbs” on the “West Coast ARROWSMITH
Ceylon, according to the Sanskrit
   and Pali authors SIR J. EMERSON TENNENT
Map of Ancient India LASSEN
Position of Colombo, according to Ptolemy
  and Pliny SIR J. EMERSON TENNENT
Ceylon, according to Ptolemy and Pliny SIR J. EMERSON TENNENT

PLANS AND CHARTS.

Geological System By
Currents in the N.E.  Monsoon
Currents in the N.W.  Monsoon
Diagram of Rain in India and in Ceylon DR. TEMPLETON
Diagram of the Anthelia DR. TEMPLETON
Plan of a Fish-corral
Summit of a Dagoba, with Lightning
  apparatus

WOOD ENGRAVINGS.

Marriage of the Fig-tree and the Palm By MR. A. NICHOLL Fig-tree on the Ruins of Pollanarrua MR. A. NICHOLL The “Snake-tree” MR. A. NICHOLL The Loris M.H.  SYLVAT The Uropeltis grandis M.H.  SYLVAT A Chironectes M.H.  SYLVAT Method of Fishing in Pools From KNOX The Anabas of the dry Tanks By DR. TEMPLETON Eggs of the Leaf Insect M.H.  SYLVAT Cermatia DR. TEMPLETON The Calling Crab Eyes and Teeth of the Land Leech DR. TEMPLETON Land Leeches DR. TEMPLETON Upper and under Surfaces of the
  Hirudo sanguisorba DR. TEMPLETON
The Bo-tree at Anarajapoora MR. A. NICHOLL A Dagoba at Kandy From a Photograph Ruins of the Brazen Palace

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