Other Men's Lands
This chapter examines the characters and occupations of pilgrims during the Renaissance period. It discusses the experience of Christopher Columbus as pilgrim and explorer and Batholomew Georgiewitz as pilgrim as slave. It also highlights Henri de Castela's fear of dismemberment during his pilgrimage, Francois Rabelais' fantasies about resurrection, and various accounts by Jean Calvin. This chapter evaluates the similarities and differences in the narrative style and accounts of these well-known pilgrims.
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