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Originally Posted by Huck
It would be nice to know the precise dates of the 9-months-journey to see how it relates to the visit of Bianca Maria Visconti in Ferrara.
I got the book. Here is the itinerary:



Itinerary

1440
9 May – Leave Ferrara
11 May – Arrive in Venice
Night of 12-13 May – Depart from Venice
14 May – Pola
- over two weeks here, sightseeing
1 June – Leave Pola
2 June – San Pietro
4 June – Zara
9 June – Corfω
11 June – Modone
13 June – Leave Modone
16 June – Rhodes
23 June – Leave Rhodes
26 June – Cerines
30 June – Nicosia
9 July – Famagosta
12 July – Leave Famagosta
13 July – Arrive in Beirut
17 July – Leave Beirut
19 July – Arrive in Damascus
- nearly two months here
16 September – Leave Damascus
21 September – Jerusalem
29 September – Leave Jerusalem for Egypt
29 September – Hebron
30 September – Gaza
1 October – Khan Yunis
1-2 October – Desert
2 October – Zacha and Al-Arish
3 October – Varsovalle and Massen (unidentified)
4 October – Oases
5 October – Bar Qatya to Gorrabi
6 October – Yessor (unidentified) to al-Salihiya
7 October – Al-Hatara to Eson
8 October – Balbis to Al-Khankah
9 October – Cairo
- over a month in Cairo
14 November – Leave Cairo
19 November – Rosetta
20 November – Alexandria
- over a month in Alexandria
30 December (approx.) – Leave Alexandria
1441
5-9 January – Modone
12-21 January – Corfω
21 January – Valona
24 January – Molunat
25 January – Lovišće
26 January – Lesina
27 January – Ficho
28-29 January – Zara
30 January – Selbo
31 January – Lugo
2 February – Poreč
3 February – Trieste
4 February - Venice
(The journey home was in difficult weather, which is why it took so long and harbored in so many different ports over short distances)

I don't know when they arrived back in Ferrara, but it should leave plenty of time for Bianca Maria to hear stories of their adventures.
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