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Christian VII from "Illustreret Norges historie. [With plates.]"

Christian VII from "Illustreret Norges historie. [With plates.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000196 from volume 06 of "Illustreret Norges historie. [With plates.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the Briti... More

Christian VII from "Illustreret Norges historie. [With plates.]"

Christian VII from "Illustreret Norges historie. [With plates.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000192 from volume 06 of "Illustreret Norges historie. [With plates.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the Briti... More

The world

The world

The classical Greek and Roman world view is known to us through the writings of Claudius Ptolemy, a 2nd century A.D. astronomer, mathematician, and geographer who lived in Alexandria, Egypt. Although his origin... More

Prima Asie Tabula : continet pontum & Bithiniã et regionem q̃, pprie Asya dicitur ac lyciam & Gallaciam ac Pamphiliam & Cappadociam Armeniam minorem & Syliciam

Prima Asie Tabula : continet pontum & Bithiniã et regionem q̃, pprie ...

Asie maioris tabule decem quarum prima Courtesy of Boston Public Library

[Frantia]

[Frantia]

France Courtesy of Boston Public Library

[Hispania]
Indie interioris civitates decima Asia tabula continet India int. Gangem

Indie interioris civitates decima Asia tabula continet India int. Gang...

Decima Asia tabula continet India int. Gangem Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Unsigned and untitled T-O world map

Unsigned and untitled T-O world map

Simple map-like diagrams, known as T-O world maps, reflect a medieval European world view. These simple drawings portray the Earth's land masses as a circle surrounded by water. The land is separated into three... More

Circular world map

Circular world map

The circular world map that appeared in the 1475 Latin edition of ''Rudimentum Novitorium'' and its subsequent French translations is considered the first printed map of the world. Drawn in the tradition of Med... More

Secunda etas mundi = Secunda etas mũdi

Secunda etas mundi = Secunda etas mũdi

Although published just as news of Christopher Columbus's discoveries was beginning to spread, this was the last noteworthy world map to be produced without any indication of the New World. This depiction of th... More

Europe
Uniuersalior cogniti orbis tabula ex recentibus confecta obseruationibus

Uniuersalior cogniti orbis tabula ex recentibus confecta obseruationib...

In 1507, the same year that Martin Waldseemüller issued three works announcing the existence of a new continent which he named America, Johann Ruysch published a totally different world map. This rendition, wh... More

Decima Asiae tabula

Decima Asiae tabula

India Citra Gangem Fluvium Courtesy of Boston Public Library

[World map]

[World map]

The winds, known collectively as Venti, have long been viewed as both bringers of good fortune and sources of chaos. In ancient Greece and Rome, the winds were seen as personas; gods who brought favorable or di... More

World map

World map

As the first map printed in two colors, this is a monument to map printing. The place names in capital letters were printed in red ink by means of type set into the woodblocks. The decorative windheads, zodiaca... More

Septima Asiae tabula

Septima Asiae tabula

Scythia Intra Imaum Montem Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Undecima Asiae tabula

Undecima Asiae tabula

India Extra Gangem Fluvium Courtesy of Boston Public Library

[The World]

[The World]

Ptolemaic world map Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Octava Asiae tabula

Octava Asiae tabula

Scythia Extra Imaum Montem Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Orbis typus uniuersalis iuxta hydrographorum traditionem

Orbis typus uniuersalis iuxta hydrographorum traditionem

Waldseemüller may have had second thoughts about his 1507 proposal for naming the new continent "America." In 1513, he issued a fourth publication, a new edition of Claudius Ptolemy's Geographia. In it he incl... More

Tipus orbis uniuersalis iuxta Ptolomei cosmographi traditionem et Americi Vespucii alior[um]que

Tipus orbis uniuersalis iuxta Ptolomei cosmographi traditionem et Amer...

Although in his later publications Waldseemüller apparently retracted his depiction of a separate continent named America, other publishers quickly accepted his initial concept and imitated the shapes and nome... More

Small circular world map

Small circular world map

Apian, a noted German mathematician, astronomer and geographer, compiled several geographical publications during the first half of the 16th century. His work displayed various iterations of the American contin... More

Ta. here. Helve

Ta. here. Helve

Tabula heremus Helvetia Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Tabula VII Asiae

Tabula VII Asiae

Scythia intra imaum Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Tabula XI Asiae

Tabula XI Asiae

India extra Gangem Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Tab. moderna Indiae

Tab. moderna Indiae

This map hails from a 1525 edition of Claudius Ptolemy’s "Geographia", a text originally written in the 2nd century. This atlas allows the viewer to spatially orient religious beliefs and mythologies; illustrat... More

Oceani occidetalis seu terre nove tabula

Oceani occidetalis seu terre nove tabula

Ocenunus occidentalis Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Tabula VIII Asiae

Tabula VIII Asiae

Scythia extra imaum montem Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Ta. no. Italiae

Ta. no. Italiae

Tabula nova Italiae Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Tabula VI Asiae

Tabula VI Asiae

Asiae tabula sexta Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Tabula XII Asiae

Tabula XII Asiae

Asiae tabula duodecima Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Tabula moderna Italie

Tabula moderna Italie

Tab. mo. Italiae, Corsicae et Sardiniae Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Tabula IIII Europae

Tabula IIII Europae

Germania magna Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Tab. nova Norbegiae et Gottiae

Tab. nova Norbegiae et Gottiae

Tabula nova Norbegiae et Gottiae Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Ta. moder. Bossinae, Serviae, Graeciae, et Sclavoniae

Ta. moder. Bossinae, Serviae, Graeciae, et Sclavoniae

Tabula moderna Bossinae, Serviae, Graeciae, et Sclavoniae Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Tabula I Europae

Tabula I Europae

Principum Europae Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Tabula IX Asiae

Tabula IX Asiae

Asiae tabula nona Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Ta. mo. Galliae

Ta. mo. Galliae

Tabula moderna Galliae Courtesy of Boston Public Library

II Tabula moderna Aphrice

II Tabula moderna Aphrice

Tabula II Aphricae Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Tabula moder. Indiae Orientalis

Tabula moder. Indiae Orientalis

Tabula moderna Indiae Orientalis Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Ta. superioris Indiae et Tartariae maioris

Ta. superioris Indiae et Tartariae maioris

Tabula superioris Indiae et Tartariae maioris Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Tab. mo. Hispan

Tab. mo. Hispan

Tabula moderna Hispaniae | Tabula moderna Hispania | Tabula secunda Europae Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Tabula X Asiae

Tabula X Asiae

India intra Gangem Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Tabula IIII Asiae

Tabula IIII Asiae

Asiae tabula quarta Courtesy of Boston Public Library