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Diagramming the Diagrammatic: Twelfth-Century Europe

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Adam Cohen. 2020. “Diagramming the Diagrammatic: Twelfth-Century Europe.” In The Visualization of Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Brepols. Publisher's Version
Diagramming the Diagrammatic: Twelfth-Century Europe

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In this essay, I offer a new classification scheme for considering medieval diagrams and suggest terminology that offers a way to think about diagrams and the diagrammatic throughout the Middle Ages; this is meant to obviate the problems articulated in earlier scholarship on the subject, especially for the twelfth century when there was a dramatic increase in the production and application of diagrams and diagrammatic structures.

See also: Humanities, 2020