Cookies Policy

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Preliminary Materials

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

This front matter section of the book titled Monstrous Fishes and the Mead-Dark Sea: Whaling in the Medieval North Atlantic contains the Table of Contents, the list of illustrations, the list of maps, four maps showing (1) Scandinavia; (2) Britain, Iceland and Northeast North Atlantic; (3) North Atlantic, land masses; and (4) North Atlantic, oceans and seas, a chronology that provides a rough guide to the periods and terminology used in the book, and the Acknowledgements. Whales were important to medieval economies and their importance varied from settlement to settlement and from period to period.

Keywords: Mead-Dark Sea; medieval North Atlantic; monstrous fishes; whales



Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
    Monstrous Fishes and the Mead-Dark Sea — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation