[The World]


[The World]

Item Information

Title:
[The World]
Title (alt.):
Ptolemaic world map
Creator:
Ptolemy, 2nd cent
Creator:
Silvani, Bernardo.
Date:
1511
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
1511
Places:
World
Publisher:
Venice : J. Pentius de Leucho
Notes:
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
Extent:
1 map : col. ; 27 x 53 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:60,000,000]
Language:
Latin
Identifier:
06_01_007940
Call #:
G1005 .P7 1511
Barcode:
30000003778583
Terms of Use:
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