BBC Radio 4, expert interview on medieval travel writing

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    • TitleWhen the Greeks Flew Kites
      Degree of recognitionInternational
      Media name/outletBBC 4
      Media typeRadio
      Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
      DescriptionIn the Middle Ages, travel is seen to be a startlingly tolerant and cosmopolitan experience, as the naturally curious medieval mind seeks to expand the borders of its world in a spirit of generosity. Whether the fantastical journeys of Sir John Mandeville or the diplomatic missions of Dominican Friars to Mongol Kings, Sebastian Sobecki explains how new discoveries were always understood through their existing religious and cultural lenses.
      PersonsSebastian Sobecki