LXXX. - CONCERNING THE KINGDOM OF FUJU
NOTES. - 1. "Fruit like Saffron." 2. 3. Cannibalism ascribed to Mountain
Tribes on this route. 4 Kien-ning fu. 5. Galingale. 6. Fleecy Fowls.
7. Details of the Journey in Fo-kien and various readings. 8. Unken.
Introduction of Sugar-refining into China.
LXXXI. - CONCERNING THE GREATNESS OF THE CITY OF FUJU
NOTES. - 1. The name _Chonka_, applied to Fo-kien here. _Cayton_ or
_Zayton_. 2. Objections that have been made to identity of _Fuju_ and
Fu-chau. 3. The Min River.
LXXXII. - OF THE CITY AND GREAT HAVEN OF ZAYTON
NOTES. - 1. The Camphor Laurel. 2. The Port of Zayton or T'swan-chau;
Recent objections to this identity. Probable origin of the word Satin.
3. Chinese Consumption of Pepper. 4. Artists in Tattooing. 5. Position
of the Porcelain manufacture spoken of. Notions regarding the _Great
River_ of China. 6. Fo-kien dialects and variety of spoken language in
China. 7. From Ramusio.
Japan, the Archipelago, Southern India, and the Coasts and Islands of the
I. - OF THE MERCHANT SHIPS OF MANZI THAT SAIL UPON THE INDIAN SEAS
NOTES. - 1. Pine Timber. 2. Rudder and Masts. 3. Watertight Compartments.
4. Chinese substitute for Pitch. 5. Oars used by Junks. 6. Descriptions
of Chinese Junks from other Mediaeval Writers.
II. - DESCRIPTION OF THE ISLAND OF CHIPANGU, AND THE GREAT KAAN'S DESPATCH
OF A HOST AGAINST IT.
NOTES. - 1. Chipangu or Japan.