Tabula VII Asiae


Tabula VII Asiae

Item Information

Title:
Tabula VII Asiae
Title (alt.):
Scythia intra imaum
Creator:
Ptolemy, 2nd cent
Creator:
Grüninger, Johann, d. 1532?
Creator:
Pirckheimer, Willibald, 1470-1530
Creator:
Regiomontanus, Joannes, 1436-1476
Date:
1525
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Tajikistan--Maps--Early works to 1800
Kyrgyzstan--Maps--Early works to 1800
Turkmenistan--Maps--Early works to 1800
Uzbekistan--Maps--Early works to 1800
Kazakhstan--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
Tajikistan
Kyrgyzstan
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan
Kazakhstan
Publisher:
Argentoragi [i.e. Strasbourg] : Iohannes Grieningerus
Notes:
Map of ancient Scythian lands in Central Asia, to the west of the Pamir Mountain range.
Relief shown pictorially.
Includes names of places and natural features.
In margins: climatic and latitudinal notes.
Descriptive text within ornamental borders on verso.
Appears in the author's Geographia, translated by Willibald Pirckheimer, with annotations by Joannes Regiomontanus. Argentoragi [i.e. Strasbourg] : Iohannes Grieningerus, communibus Iohannis Koberger impensis excudebat, anno a Christi Natiuitate 1525 tertio Kal[endas] Apriles.
Text in Latin.
Cataloging, conservation, and digitization made possible in part by The National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Atlas scanned by Internet Archive http://archive.org/details/claudiiptolemaei00ptol
Extent:
1 map ; 27 x 43 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:9,000,000]
Language:
Latin
Identifier:
06_01_007992
Call #:
G1005 .P7 1525
Barcode:
30000003787849
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