Statistics for Medieval Travellers

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  • The average score is 4 of 15

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DescriptionDatesTravellers% Correct
Venetian who travelled the Silk Road, did some work for Kublai Khan.1271-1295Marco Polo
89%
First European to set foot in mainland North America.11th CenturyLeif Erikson
74%
Polynesians who settled New Zealand.14th CenturyMāori
68%
Was carried within fleas on the backs of rats, originating in China, after which it spread through Asia and into Europe.14th CenturyBlack Death
63%
Was exiled from Iceland for murder and so settled in Greenland10th-11th CenturiesErik the Red
42%
Travelled throughout the Islamic world and also to non-Muslim lands in Central Asia, Southeast Asia, India and China.1325-1354Ibn Battuta
37%
Commanded treasure voyages to Southeast Asia, South Asia, Western Asia and East Africa.1405-1433Zheng He
11%
Arab traveller who was a member of an embassy of the Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad to the Volga Bulgars and the Rus'.10th CenturyAhmad ibn Fadlan
5%
Jewish traveller who visited Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Mesopotamia and Persia.12th CenturyBenjamin of Tudela
0%
Chinese travel writer who travelled through the Islamic world.8th CenturyDu Huan
0%
Korean Buddhist monk who studied Buddhism in China and India.8th CenturyHyecho
0%
Norse Viking who discovered Iceland.8th-9th CenturiesNaddodd
0%
Franciscan monk who visited Java, Sumatra and China.14th CenturyOdoric of Pordenone
0%
Taoist disciple who travelled through Central Asia.13th CenturyQiu Chuji
0%
Turkic Chinese Nestorian monk who travelled to Baghdad and served as an ambassador to Europe.13th CenturyRabban Bar Sauma
0%

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