Journey to the Center of the Earth Symbols & Objects

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Quarto Book

A quarto book about the history of the early Norwegian princes of Iceland is discovered by Otto in Hevelin’s shop. A quarto book is composed of two large pieces of paper folded into four sections to make eight pages. Otto is thrilled with the book, for it is a new bit of knowledge he can add to his repertoire. He is stunned to discover that embedded within the pages of the quarto is a manuscript from Saknusssemm. The manuscript details directions to the center of the earth.

Saknussemm Manuscript

The Saknussem manuscript is discovered by Otto in a quarto book about the history of the early Norwegian princes of Icleand. The manuscript, written on parchment in Latin using Runic characters by Icelandic scholar Arne Saknussemm, details directions to an underground network of tunnels, leading to a subterranean world. The Saknussemm manuscript escapes burning in...

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