In the Wake of Poseidon: Classical Imagery on Antique Maps



The maps featured in these lessons highlight the Golden Age of European Cartography while emphasizing their Classical details. The maps were selected to show the evolution of mapmaking as new knowledge became available. The maps also feature generous doses of the Classical Gods and their roles in controlling the heavens and the weather.

Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Grade Level:
6, 7, 8
Emergence of the First Global Age (1450-1770), Geography, Classical Imagery & Art
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Associated Map Set