Indonesian Commodities in The Canterbury Tales

Fig. 1 — The bit on Indonesian spices in the Hengwrt Chaucer. Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, MS Peniarth 392D, f.214r.
Fig. 2 — The clove-producing islands of North Maluku in eastern Indonesia: Ternate, Tidore, Moti, Makian, and Bacan.
Fig. 3 — <that spryngande spyces up ne sponne / of that precios perle wythouten spotte> — London, British Library, Cotton MS Nero A X/2, f.41v (the illustration) and f.43r (the text).

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Posting about ancient and medieval Indonesia, up to ~1500 CE. Mainly into 14th & 15th century stuff, but earlier is fine too.

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Posting about ancient and medieval Indonesia, up to ~1500 CE. Mainly into 14th & 15th century stuff, but earlier is fine too.

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