Cornelis de Bruijn's books

Cornelis de Bruijn (c.1652-1727) was a Dutch artist and traveler. He is best known for his drawings of the ruins of Persepolis, the first reliable pictures of these palaces to be accessible for western scholars. His other visits included the Ottoman Empire, Egypt, Jerusalem, Russia, and the East Indies.


Other English translations appeared in 1737, 1759, and 1873.


The author of this article likes to express his gratitude to the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, the Historisch Museum of Deventer, Wouter Visser, Dick van Zoonen, and the late Heleen Sancisi-Weerdenburg.