Library of Congress – Jan 31, 2014
A discussion on the representations of sea monsters on medieval and Renaissance maps.
Speaker Biography: Chet Van Duzer, a fellow at the John Carter Brown Library, is an independent scholar focusing on the history of cartography and historical geography, and his articles have appeared in Terrae Incognitae, Imago Mundi, Orbis Terrarum, and Geographical. His monograph on Johann Schoner’s terrestrial globe of 1515 was recently published by the American Philosophical Society, and he has a book about sea monsters on medieval and Renaissance maps.
For transcript, captions and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feat…
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