Tagged: fishing

Octopus attacking sailors. Valenciennes, ms. 320, f. 118. Thomas de Cantimpré, Liber de natura rerum, 13th Century

Call for papers: Maritime Animals. Telling Stories of Animals at Sea (London, April 26-27, 2019)

Call for papers Deadline: May 15, 2018. In maritime narratives of humans, ships and the sea, animals are too often absent, or marginalised in passing references, despite the fact that ships once carried, and were populated by, all kinds of animals. Horses, mules and other ‘military’ animals crossed the sea to their battlefields,...

Aquatic Animals and Monsters of the Northern Seas: Programme (Cerisy-La-Salle, May 31-June 2017)

The Colloquium is devoted to the history of fish, aquatic monsters and mammals in the northern seas (the English Channel, North Sea, Baltic Sea, Norwegian Sea, the North Atlantic), from antiquity to 1600. The colloquium is structured in five topics: Zoological Knowledge: Naming Describing, Identifying Sea products: fishing, eating, transforming Iconography: representing marine...

Albertus Magnus, De animalibus, Paris, BnF, Latin 16169

Identifying and describing aquatic animals in the Middle Ages (Caen, March 25, 2016)

Identifier et décrire les animaux aquatiques au Moyen Âge 25 mars 2016, 9h30-16h. Université de Caen, Campus 1, Salle du Belvédère, bâtiment D, DR 408. Argument Dans le cadre du programme de recherche Ichtya, le CRAHAM organise le 25 mars 2016 à l’Université de Caen Normandie une journée d’études intitulée « Identifier et décrire...

Call for papers: Aquatic Animals and Monsters of the Northern Seas (Cerisy, Normandy, 31 May-3 June 2017)

Aquatic Animals and Monsters of the Northern Seas Imagination, knowledge, exploitation, from Antiquity to 1600 Deadline for abstract submission: May, 31st 2016 Place : Centre culturel de Cerisy-la-Salle (France, Normandy), May 32st – June 3rd 2017 The Colloquium is devoted to the history of fish, aquatic monsters and mammals in the northern seas...