caused vs to shewe him all our garments: and whatsoeuer hee deemed to be
lesse needfull for vs, he willed vs to leaue it behind in the custodie of
our hoste. On the morrow they brought vnto each of vs a furred gowne, made
all of rammes skinnes, with the wool stil vpon them, and breeches of the
same, and boots also of buskins, according to their fashion, and shooes
made of felt, and hoods also made of skins after their maner. [Sidenote:
The 16. of September. 46. dayes.] The second day after Holy rood, we began
to set forward vpon our iourney, hauing three guides to direct vs: and we
rode continually Eastward, till the feast of All Saints. Throughout all
that region, and beyonde also did the people of Changle [Marginal note: Or,
Kangitta.] inhabite, who were by parentage descended from the Romanes. Vpon
the North side of vs, wee had Bulgaria the greater, and on the South, the
foresaid Caspian sea.
De flumine Iagag, et de diuersis regionibus siue nationibus. Cap. 21.
[Sidenote: Iagag flumen 12. dietis a Volga Pascatir terra, vel Bascardorum
terra vel Zibiet] Postquam iueramus duodecim diebus ab Etilia inuenimus
magnum flumen, quod vocant Iagag: et venit ab Aquilone de terra Pascatir
descendens in pradictum mare. Idioma Pascatir et Hungarorum idem est: et
sunt pastores sine ciuitate aliqua. Et contiguatur maiori Bulgaria ab
Occidente. Ab illa terra versus Orientem in latere illo Aquilonari non est
amplius aliqua ciuitas.
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