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The illustrations of the Benedictine monk, artist, and chronicler Matthew Paris offer a gateway into the thirteenth-century world. This new study of his cartography emphasises the striking innovations he brought to it, and shows how the maps became an investment and repository of certain medieval spatial practices: travel through the world, the occurrence of history in tha ...more
Hardcover, 278 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Boydell Press
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The illustrations of the Benedictine monk, artist, and chronicler Matthew Paris offer a gateway into the 13th-century world. This new study of his cartography emphasizes the striking innovations he brought to it and shows how the maps became an investment and repository of certain medieval spatial practices: travel through the world, the occurrence of history in that world, and the religious practices and devotional attitudes that were assiduously cultivated withi
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