John Poloner's Description of the Holy Land

Name of text: John Poloner's Description of the Holy Land
Author of text: John Poloner
Date of text: c. 1421
Date of person in text: fifteenth century
Name of structure in text: Judgement Hall where Christ was scourged and judged
Type of structure in text: municipal building
Date of structure in text first century?
Century of structure 1: 1 AD
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Israel
Region in text:
City in text: Jerusalem
Specific place of mosaic in text:
Description of mosaic in text:

This house is adorned with mosaic and carvings in the form of wheels or astrolabes …

Mosaic date in text: Unknown
Tesserae silver mentioned in text?
Tesserae gold mentioned in text?
Colour descriptions in text:

John Poloner, John Poloner’s Description of the Holy Land, trans. by Aubrey Stewart (London: Palestine Pilgrims Text Society, 1894), p. 5.


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