New Publications: Body-Worlds: Opicinus de Canistris and the Medieval Cartographic Imagination

Body-Worlds:¬† Opicinus de Canistris and the Medieval Cartographic Imagination¬† Author: K. Whittington Brepols Publishers In 1334, an Italian priest named Opicinus de Canistris fell ill and experienced a divine vision of continents and oceans transformed into human figures, a vision which inspired numerous drawings. While they relate closely to contemporary maps and seacharts, religious iconography,Continue reading “New Publications: Body-Worlds: Opicinus de Canistris and the Medieval Cartographic Imagination”