- [The World]
- Title (alt.):
Ptolemaic world map
- Ptolemy, 2nd cent
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
- Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
World maps--Early works to 1800
- 1 map : col. ; 27 x 53 cm.
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
J. Pentius de Leucho
Scale [ca. 1:60,000,000]
Ptolemaic world map.
Relief shown pictorially.
Engraved on wood with place names in moveable type.
Shows named national or geographical regions, rivers, mountains, deserts, seas.
In margin: climactic notes and zodiacal signs.
Appears in the author's Geographia, edited by Bernard Sylvanus. Venetiis : Per Iacobum Pentium de Leucho, anno Domini 1511.
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/claudiiptholemae00ptol
- Call #:
G1005 .P7 1511