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Natural History
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Nature is primarily experienced when something unusual or even threatening takes place (→climate), and less in the everyday course of events, which we take for granted. This explains why medieval authors were int…

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Jürgen Sarnowski, “Natural History”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 23 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_bema_SIM_033844>
First published online: 2016



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