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Medieval & Early Modern Studies: Cartography

Why study the medieval and early modern periods? Because there is something in these periods that speaks to every interest—globalization, environmentalism, ethnicity, religion, new media ... the list is endless. This guide will help you in your research

Mappa Mundi

The Mappa Mundi is a medieval map of the world. This rare map is housed in Hereford Cathedral, Hereford, UK.

T-O Map

The medieval T-O map represents the inhabitated world as described by Isidore in his Etymologiae.

A short clip that looks at the Hereford Mappa Mundi, a fascinating medieval map of the world.

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More on this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00s3v0t
 

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