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The northern world of the Anglo-Saxon Mappa Mundi

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The Anglo-Saxon mappa mundi, sometimes known as the Cotton map or Cottoniana, is found on folio 56v of London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius B.v, which dates from the first half of the eleventh century. This unique survivor from the period presents a detailed image of the inhabited world, centred on the Mediterranean. The map’s distinctive cartography, with its emphasis on islands, seas and urban spaces reflects a particularly Anglo-Saxon geographic imagination. As Evelyn Edson has observe...

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10.1017/S0263675119000061

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0462-7172
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Anglo-Saxon England Journal website
Volume:
47
Issue:
December 2018
Pages:
275-305
Publication date:
2020-03-19
Acceptance date:
2019-02-28
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EISSN:
1474-0532
ISSN:
0263-6751
Source identifiers:
981071
Language:
English
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2019-03-09

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