Les observation de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouuées en Grece, Asie, Iudée, Egypte, Arabie, et autres pays estranges redigées en trois liures. Belon. Page 81. Illustration of a type of spruce tree from Turkey.

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Title

Les observation de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouuées en Grece, Asie, Iudée, Egypte, Arabie, et autres pays estranges redigées en trois liures. Belon. Page 81. Illustration of a type of spruce tree from Turkey.

Subject

Middle East -- Description and Travel

Description

This illustration depicts a specific kind of spruce tree that grows near the Hellespont strait in present day Turkey. Note that Belon not only talks about the specificities of the flora, but he also describes how the tree is used by the Turkish people to cover the roofs of their homes.

Creator

Belon, Pierre (1517-1565)

Publisher

Tufts University. Tisch Library.
Paris: Guillaume Cauellat

Date

1553

Format

Image/jpeg

Language

Fre

Type

Image

Coverage

1553

Files

IMG_6606.jpg

Citation

Belon, Pierre (1517-1565) , “Les observation de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouuées en Grece, Asie, Iudée, Egypte, Arabie, et autres pays estranges redigées en trois liures. Belon. Page 81. Illustration of a type of spruce tree from Turkey.
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