1. Ruby bought by the uncle of the King of the Mongols in India for 90.000 rupees. The ruby was presented to the king on its birthday. 3,4. Rubies belonging to the king of Visapur, India. 5. Ruby belonging to affluent merchant from Varanasi, India. 6. Topaz belonging to the Mongol king of India.

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TAVERNIER, Jean Baptiste

Title

1. Ruby bought by the uncle of the King of the Mongols in India for 90.000 rupees. The ruby was presented to the king on its birthday. 3,4. Rubies belonging to the king of Visapur, India. 5. Ruby belonging to affluent merchant from Varanasi, India. 6. Topaz belonging to the Mongol king of India.

Date

1703

Bibliographic Citation

TAVERNIER, Jean Baptiste. Les six voyages de Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, ecuyer baron d'Aubonne, en Turquie, en Perse, et aux Indes: pendant l'espace de quarante ans, & par toutes les routes que l'on peut tenir, accompagnez d'observations particulieres sur la qualité, la religion, le gouvernement, les coûtumes & le commerce de chaque païs; avec les figures, le poids, & la valeur des monnoyes qui y ont cours. Première Partie, où il n'est parlé des Indes, & des Isles voisines, Suivant la Copie, Paris, M.DCCC.III [=1703].

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tavernier1_13

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Visapur

Varanasi

India

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Natural environment

Social sphere and everyday life

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TAVERNIER, Jean Baptiste, “1. Ruby bought by the uncle of the King of the Mongols in India for 90.000 rupees. The ruby was presented to the king on its birthday. 3,4. Rubies belonging to the king of Visapur, India. 5. Ruby belonging to affluent merchant from Varanasi, India. 6. Topaz belonging to the Mongol king of India.,” travelogues, accessed February 22, 2024, http://english.travelogues.gr/items/show/56532.