IMC 2012: Sessions

Session 303: Mappings, II: Maps and Texts

Monday 9 July 2012, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:FernUniversität Hagen
Organiser:Felicitas Schmieder, Historisches Institut, FernUniversität Hagen
Moderator/Chair:Ingrid Baumgärtner, Mittelalterliche Geschichte, Universität Kassel
Paper 303-aGuido da Pisa: Relations Between Text and Maps
(Language: English)
Michele Campopiano, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York / Capaciteitsgroep Geschiedenis, Universiteit van Amsterdam
Index terms: Geography and Settlement Studies, Language and Literature - Latin
Paper 303-bGerald of Wales and the English Conquest of Ireland: Map, Text, and Marginal Illustration in MS 700, National Museum of Ireland
(Language: English)
Diarmuid Scully, School of History, University College Cork
Index terms: Geography and Settlement Studies, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 303-cMapping Universal History: The Rudimentum Novitiorum of 1475
(Language: English)
Andrea Worm, Abteilung Kunstgeschichte, Universität Augsburg
Index terms: Geography and Settlement Studies, Historiography - Medieval

‘Maps and Texts’ falls under the ‘Mappings’ rubric that comprises it and other sessions in a proposed series that will advance the history of cartography and space. Papers in ‘Maps and Texts’ deal, from different angles, with an important question related to medieval maps: how are graphic representations related to texts within or with them. Taken as a whole, this session and its complementary series constitute a uniquely broad context that supports and encourages new work on medieval maps.