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Proceedings / edited by Wilcomb E. Washburn.

; Washburn, Wilcomb E., editor ; Smithsonian Institution
[Chicago] : Published for the Newberry Library by the University of Chicago Press, [1971] .
ISBN 0226873943, 9780226873947

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Other Authors Washburn, Wilcomb E.,
Smithsonian Institution.
Subjects Early maps -- Congresses.
Early maps.
Vinland -- Cartes -- Congrès.
Vinland map -- Congresses.
Vinland map.
WORLD -- Maps and charts -- 1971.
Series Studies in the history of discoveries.
Description xvii, 185 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-181).
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.
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.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)309459
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