Evelyn Edson (born November 28, 1940) is an author, medievalist, and professor emerita of history.

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  • Looking at a medieval mappamundi (or world map) is a disorienting experience. Oriented to the east, displaying unfamiliar geographical forms and blanketed with images of strange animals and monstrous humans, it does not correspond to our modern concept of a world map.
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