Old Maps Online centralizes access to over 60,000 historical maps | The Verge

Old Maps Online centralizes access to over 60,000 historical maps

Old Maps Online centralizes access to over 60,000 historical maps | The Verge

El planisferi de Caverio o Canerio,[1] va ser dibuixat entre 1504 i 1505 pel cartògraf genovès Nicolaus de Caverio o Nicolo Caverio, representant el món conegut pels occidentals el 1502-1504. Pren com a model el Planisferi de Cantino, lleugerament actualitzat, amb la major part de les anotacions topogràfiques fetes en portuguès. Es conserva al Departament de cartografia de la Biblioteca Nacional de França.

El planisferi de Caverio o Canerio,[1] va ser dibuixat entre 1504 i 1505 pel cartògraf genovès Nicolaus de Caverio o Nicolo Caverio, representant el món conegut pels occidentals el 1502-1504. Pren com a model el Planisferi de Cantino, lleugerament actualitzat, amb la major part de les anotacions topogràfiques fetes en portuguès. Es conserva al Departament de cartografia de la Biblioteca Nacional de França.

Sawley Map by theologian Honorius Augustodunenesis, 1190. Based on a biblical view of the world, with a mix of classical and Christian sources. The angel at the top left points to Gog and Magog, depicting a Christian world awaiting the Day of Judgement.

Sawley Map by theologian Honorius Augustodunenesis, 1190. Based on a biblical view of the world, with a mix of classical and Christian sources. The angel at the top left points to Gog and Magog, depicting a Christian world awaiting the Day of Judgement.

RED LINE MAP OF NORTH AMERICA, 1782-3, used by British diplomats negotiating an end to the American War of Independence. It's annotated with coloured lines to show where it was thought past treaties established border. When drawing the northern borders, Americans asked for less than expected and later tried to renegotiate. To prevent them from seeing this embarrassing map, it was removed from the British Museum, where it had been since the 1820s and placed in the Foreign Office.

RED LINE MAP OF NORTH AMERICA, 1782-3, used by British diplomats negotiating an end to the American War of Independence. It's annotated with coloured lines to show where it was thought past treaties established border. When drawing the northern borders, Americans asked for less than expected and later tried to renegotiate. To prevent them from seeing this embarrassing map, it was removed from the British Museum, where it had been since the 1820s and placed in the Foreign Office.

World Map 11th Century  Description: World map of Mahmud al-Kashgari

How the World was Imagined: Early Maps and Atlases

World Map 11th Century Description: World map of Mahmud al-Kashgari

In 1877 the term "Seidenstraße" (Die Seidenstrassen, literally "Silk Road") was coined by the German geographer, and explorer Ferdinand von Richthofen

In 1877 the term "Seidenstraße" (Die Seidenstrassen, literally "Silk Road") was coined by the German geographer, and explorer Ferdinand von Richthofen

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