22 February 2024, The Tablet

Travellers in antique lands

Travellers in antique lands

Dom Bede Griffiths OSB, and associate.


GLANCE at the chapter headings in this wonderful history of the European encounter with Asia suggests that it should be slotted away in the library catalogues under “History of Ideas”. There are plenty of ideas on offer, from Jesuit missionaries like Matteo Ricci and Roberto de Nobili, to idealist philosophers like Hegel and Schopenhauer. 

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