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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,...