Defining ‘Europe’ in Medieval European Geographical Discourse

Context in manuscripts

Some manuscripts contained only the text of the Imago mundi, or of its translations, but others reproduced it alongside other texts. Among the latter, many large-scale collections of texts can be found, which can in themselves be described as libraries. Other manuscripts might contain only one or two texts. These may have been more functional books, copied for people with particular academic or religious interests. To find out more, visit the pages dedicated to the different collection types:









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