Yggdrasill, the mundane tree
- Yggdrasill, the mundane tree
In Norse mythology, the tree Yggdrasill connects the nine worlds. This illustration represents the earliest modern interpretation of Norse cosmology, copied after Magnussen's depiction of the worlds in layers.
- Finnur Magnússon, 1781-1847
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
- Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Yggdrasil (Norse mythology)--Pictorial works
Henry G. Bohn
Exhibited: "Literary Landscapes: Maps from Fiction" organized by the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library, 2015.
Frontispiece in "Northern Antiquities" / translated from the French of M. Mallet by Bishop Percy; revised ... by I.A. Blackwell. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1859.
Copied after the illustration of Yggdrasil in "Eddalaeren og dens oprindelse" / Finn Magnusen. 1824.
- 1 print : color ; 18 x 12 cm
- Call #:
DL31 .M26 1859
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