[The World]


[The World]

Item Information

Title:
[The World]
Title (alt.):
Ptolemaic world map
Creator:
Fries, Lorenz, ca. 1490-1531
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:
World maps--Early works to 1800
Eastern Hemisphere--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
World
Publisher:
Argentoragi [i.e. Strasbourg] : Iohannes Grieningerus
Notes:
Map of the eastern hemisphere showing Europe, western Asia, and northern Africa.
Waldseemüller's Ptolemaic map of 1513, redrawn and reduced in this publication by Laurent Fries.
Relief shown pictorially.
Includes names of places and natural features.
Map border shows decorative windheads.
Includes climatic and latitudinal notes.
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 ; 29 x 45 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:60,000,000]
Language:
Latin
Identifier:
06_01_007998
Call #:
G1005 .P7 1525
Barcode:
30000003787864
Terms of Use:
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