Workshop: Paul Cobb
April 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
“The Bondage & Travels of Johannes Schiltberger”
Professor Paul Cobb
Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Chair, Department of NELC
University of Pennsylvania
Friday, April 9th, 2021
12:00pm CST* via Zoom.
This workshop will deal with the travels of Johannes Schiltberger, a German teenager who was captured by the Turks in 1396 and who wound up serving various masters throughout the Middle East and Central Asia for the next 30 years before returning to Bavaria where he wrote his memoirs.
This workshop is open to UW–Madison Faculty and Graduate Students. Email the Medieval Studies Program at email@example.com to attend.