Lecture by Professor David Abulafia at the Holberg Prize Symposium 2010. The Symposium was held in honor of Holberg Prize laureate 2010 Natalie Zemon Davis. The theme of the symposium was “Doing decentered history – the global in the local”.
David Abulafia is an English historian. He has been Professor of Mediterranean History at the University of Cambridge since 2000 and a fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge since 1974. This lecture covers the history of the Mediterranean from ancient to medieval times.