Livre des merveilles du monde
France, probably Angers
281 x 220 mm
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913) in 1911
MS M.461, fols. 24v–25r
Hellespont is shown as full of wonder: a place where people can heal with a touch, but also a place of dangerous temptation, where people eat and have sex in public.