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    Format: 1 online resource (XIV, 386 p.).
    ISBN: 9781501516016 , 1501516019
    Series Statement: Research in Medieval and Early Modern Culture ; 34
    Content: This volume offers the author's central articles on the medieval and early modern history of cartography for the first time in English translation. A first group of essays gives an overview of medieval cartography and illustrates the methods of cartographers. Another analyzes world maps and travel accounts in relation to mapped spaces. A third examines land surveying, cartographical practices of exploration, and the production of Portolan atlases.
    Note: Frontmatter -- , Contents -- , Acknowledgements -- , Notes on Contributors -- , Introduction: Queering Classics -- , PART I. Gender Construction -- , CHAPTER 1. Gender Diversity in Classical Greek Thought -- , CHAPTER 2. Blending Bodies in Classical Greek Medicine -- , CHAPTER 3. Birth by Hammer: Pandora and the Construction of Bodies -- , CHAPTER 4. Life after Transition: Spontaneous Sex Change and Its Aftermath in Ancient Literature -- , PART II. Gender Fluidity -- , CHAPTER 5. Neutrumque et Utrumque Videntur: Reappraising the Gender Role(s) of Hermaphroditus in Ancient Art -- , CHAPTER 6. Intersex and Intertext: Ovid's Hermaphroditus and the Early Universe -- , CHAPTER 7. Que(e)r(y)ing Iphis' Transformation in Ovid's Metamorphoses -- , CHAPTER 8. Ruling in Purple ... and Wearing Make-up: Gendered Adventures of Emperor Elagabalus as seen by Cassius Dio and Herodian -- , PART III. Transgender Identity -- , CHAPTER 9. Allegorical Bodies: (Trans)gendering Virtus in Statius' Thebaid 10 and Silius Ital , Frontmatter -- , Preface -- , Contents -- , Original Titles and Places of Publication of the Essays Collected in This Volume -- , Part I: Visualizing the Known and the Unknown: Representations and Ideas of the World -- , Chapter 1 The World in Maps: Change and Continuity in the Middle Ages -- , Chapter 2 Winds and Continents: Concepts for Structuring the World and Its Parts -- , Chapter 3 Amazons in Medieval World Maps -- , Chapter 4 From the Journey to the Map and Back: Creative Processes and Cultural Practices -- , Part II: Symbolic, Narrative, and Spiritual Functions of Cartography: Europe and the Holy Land -- , Chapter 5 Graphic Form and Significance: Europe in the World Maps of Beatus of Liébana and Ranulf Higden -- , Chapter 6 Mapping Narratives: Jerusalem in Medieval Mapped Spaces -- , Chapter 7 Travel Accounts, Maps, and Diagrams: Burchard of Mount Sion and the Holy Land -- , Part III: Between the Old and the New World: Maps as Means of Power -- , Chapter 8 New Maps for New Worlds? Cartographic Practices of Exploration -- , Chapter 9 Battista Agnese's Portolan Atlases -- , Chapter 10 Cartography as Politics: The Topographic Land Survey in Hesse around 1600 -- , Index of Toponyms and Locations -- , Index of Historical and Mythical Figures and Peoples -- , Index of Modern Authors , In English.
    Additional Edition: ISBN 9781501516047
    Additional Edition: ISBN 9781501523816
    Language: English
    Keywords: Electronic books.
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