Current Member

John Eldevik

Affiliation
Historical Studies
Field of Study
Medieval Social and Religious History
Home Institution
Hamilton College

At IAS, John Eldevik is working on the so-called “Letter of Prester John,” a popular forgery of the Middle Ages that provides a fascinating window onto medieval attitudes towards history, geography, and theology, particularly when viewed in the context of other works with which it circulated in contemporary manuscripts.

Dates at IAS
Member
  • Historical Studies
1/2018current Spring
Degrees
UCLA Ph.D., 2001