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How the World was Imagined: Early Maps and Atlases

by Fosco Lucarelli
Depictions of the world from the Iron Age to the Age of Discovery and the emergence of modern geography during the early modern period. (Informations and images from Wikipedia) update: due to an excess of page views for this particular post, we are obliged to reduce temporarily the big images...
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Pomponius Mela (c. 43 CE)

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