Publikationen & Manuskripte

The enigmatic Icelandic Hare

Küchelmann, Hans Christian (2021): The enigmatic Icelandic Hare, which turned into a Sock. – Fish and Ships Weblog 4. 1. 2021

Several 16th century documents concerned with trade of the German Hansa with Iceland suggest that hares have been bought and exported from Iceland by German merchants. A careful review of the historical information, cross-checked with zoological and archaeozoological data reveals a different, but not less interesting story.