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: Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Calvary Chapel
Type of structure in text:
Date of structure in text AD 4th/7th/11th/12th C
Century of structure 1: 4 AD
Century of structure 2: 12 AD
Country in text: Israel
Region in text:
City in text: Jerusalem
Specific place of mosaic in text: Mount Calvary
Description of mosaic in text:

… But some say that it was on Mount Calvary, whereon I, John Poloner, was the last to see the story of the sacrifice set forth in mosaic work in the place where Christ was offered up.

Mosaic date in text:
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
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. 38


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