Envisioning North from a Premodern Perspective

Dolly Jørgensen and Virginia Langum, “Envisioning north from a premodern perspective,” in Visions of North in Premodern Europe, ed. Dolly Jørgensen and Virginia Langum (Turnhout: Brepols, 2018), 1-11.

This is the introduction to our volume exploring who and what was in the North according to people in the ancient, medieval, and early modern eras. The volume is interdisciplinary within the humanities with scholars from history, art history, and literature. It includes chapters covering thinkers across Europe, ranging from poets in ancient Greece to medieval churchmen in Norway to early modern writers in Spain, and many more.

It is available to read for free.

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