[Barbaro/Contarini]

The Venetian diplomat and merchant Giosafat Barbaro (1413–1494) traveled to the Genoese colony Tana on the Sea of Azov and witnessed the disintegration of the Golden Horde. His account contains some information on China which he obtained from other travelers and people he met in Tana.

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