Nicolai Klimii Iter Subterraneum (1741 novel)
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|Subject||Satirical chthonic journey|
Nicolai Klimii Iter Subterraneum (English: Niels Klim's Journey Under the Ground or Niels Klim's Underground Travels) is a 1741 Latin-language novel by Ludvig Holberg, a Dano-Norwegian author, in which the eponymous Nicolai "Niels" Klim stumbles into the underworld of Nazar through a cave near the Norwegian city of Bergen, and comes to briefly reside in the states of Potu and Quama, before ultimately returning to the surface world.
- Holberg, Ludvig; Gierlow, John (1845), Niels Klim's Journey Under the Ground: Being a Narrative of His Wonderful Descent to the Subterranean Lands; Together With an Account of the Sensible Animals and Trees Inhabiting the Planet Nazar and the Firmament, Boston, New York: Saxton, Peirce & Co.; Saxton & Miles, https://archive.org/details/nielsklimsjourne00holb