Uhyrlig. Sjømonstre i kart og litteratur 1491 – 1895

Nasjonalbiblioteket, 2017

History & Society

95 pages

Monstrous. Sea Monsters in Maps and Literature 1491–1895

Erling Sandmo

Gigantic sea snakes, multi-eyed ocean pigs or fish the size of elephants: Sailors of the past had to prepare for the worst when they travelled the seas. History professor Erling Sandmo has dived into the archives of the National Library and found a series of spectacular stories of encounters with sea monsters. This delightful little…

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