- [The World]
- Title (alt.):
Ptolemaic world map
- Fries, Lorenz, ca. 1490-1531
- Ptolemy, 2nd cent
- Grüninger, Johann, d. 1532?
- Pirckheimer, Willibald, 1470-1530
- Regiomontanus, Joannes, 1436-1476
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
- Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
World maps--Early works to 1800
Eastern Hemisphere--Maps--Early works to 1800
Argentoragi [i.e. Strasbourg] :
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
- 1 map ; 29 x 45 cm.
Scale [ca. 1:60,000,000]
- Call #:
G1005 .P7 1525
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