Iceland Steams with Women’s Book Culture

"Saint George and the dragon. From the 15th century Icelandic manuscript AM 673a III 4to in the care of the Árni Magnússon Institute in Iceland. The Icelandic Book of Drawings was a book with models or templates for artists who illuminated manuscripts. It is badly damaged but it is the only book of its kind from Scandinavia to have survived to modern times. Photograph from Wikimedia Commons."
Read this wonderful blogpost from Women’s Literary Culture and the Medieval Canon. Here is their description of this image: “Saint George and the dragon. From the 15th century Icelandic manuscript AM 673a III 4to in the care of the Árni Magnússon Institute in Iceland. Photograph from Wikimedia Commons.” Click below for the entire post.

A ‘Literary Queen’ in the Arctic


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