Source: The Itinerary of Ludovico Di Varthema of Bologna from 1502 to 1508 as Translated from the Original Italian Edition of 1510 (Asian Educational Services) 1510 A.D. Note: Page xl of the source. Note: Page 14 of the source. Note: Page 15 of the source. Note: Page 96 of the source. This source confirms yet again that travelers from previous centuries noted that the Jews and Moors were physically black.