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Proceedings / Edited by Wilcomb E. Washburn

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Author:
Vinland Map Conference Smithsonian Institution 1966  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Ed:
Washburn, Wilcomb E.  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 185 p. : illus. ; 29 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Date:
1971
[1971]
Notes:
NMAI copy 39088017271347 from the library of H. Paul and Jane R. Friesema.
Contents:
Part 1. Provenance and the physical context: Vinland's saga recalled / Laurence Witten. Is the Vinland map genuine? / Armando Cortesão. Authenticity and provenance / John Parker. The case is not settled / Robert S. Lopez -- Part 2. Cartography and the historical context: Some reflections on the origin of the Vinland map / Thomas E. Goldstein. The Vinland map and the imperatives of medieval form / Melvin H. Jackson. Claudius Cavus and the sources of the Vinland map / Ib Rønne Kejlbo. The representation of Greenland on the Vinland map / Paul Fenimore Cooper, Jr. The Tartar relation and the Vinland map : their significance and character / Bloeslaw B. Szczesniak. The Great Sea of the tartars and the adjacent islands / Vsevolod Slessarev. Linguistic observations on the captions of the Vinland map / Konstantin Reichardt. Observations of the relationship between church history and the Vinland map / Stephan Kuttner. The western voyages and the Vinland map / Gwyn Jones. The companions Bjarni and Leif / Erik Wahlgren. Bishop Eric and the Vinland map / Einar Haugen. A hypothesis for the Vinland map / Oystein Ore
Summary:
Papers presented supplemented by an edited version of the discussions which followed their presentation. Conference was held November 15-16, 1966 at the Museum of History and Technology of the Smithsonian.
Topic:
Early maps  Search this
Call number:
GA307 1440.V78 V78 1966
GA307 1440.V78V78 1966
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_15495