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" The common people go quite naked, with the exception of a piece of cloth about their middle. "
Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society - Page 109
1863
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A Forgotten Empire: (Vijayanagar) a Contribution to the History of India

Robert Sewell, Domingos Paes - 1900 - 427 pages
...in battle— a description which agrees with that of Nikitin and Paes. "The common people go quite naked, with the exception of a piece of cloth about their middle. The king wears a cap of gold brocade two spans long. ... His horse is worth more than some of our cities...
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The Itinerary of Ludovico Di Varthema of Bologna from 1502 to 1508 as ...

Lodovico de Varthema - 1997 - 121 pages
...cloth of gold and silk in the Moorish fashion, but nothing on the feet. The common people go quite naked, with the exception of a piece of cloth about their middle. The king wears a cap of gold brocade two spans long, and when he goes to war he wears a quilted dress...
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Travel and Ethnology in the Renaissance: South India Through European Eyes ...

Joan-Pau Rubiés - 2002 - 443 pages
...short shirt and a turban 'in the moorish fashion', and common people (populo minuto), who go quite naked, with the exception of a piece of cloth about their middle (women are not described here, although they appear in the chapter on Calicut). As opposed to ordinary...
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