Estimating the Loss of Medieval Literature with an Unseen Species Model from Ecodiversity

Speakers: Mike Kestemont (Antwerp University) @Mike_Kestemont
Folgert Karsdorp (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences)

How much medieval literature has been lost to us? Using a quantitative model from biodiversity in ecology, we attempt to answer this question for Middle Dutch chivalric epics, with intriguing results.

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