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Old World Maps Here There Be Dragons What google maps would look galleryhip.com

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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.

"ORBIS TERRAE COMPENDIOSA DESCRIPTIO," Gerardus Mercator, 1602. Mercator was the first to make a distinction between North America and South America. The engraving is a model of clarity and neatness, with typical cursive flourishes to the lettering of the sea names. Surrounding the hemispheres is a strapwork border. Between them at the top is an armillary sphere and at the bottom an elaborate compass rose.

"ORBIS TERRAE COMPENDIOSA DESCRIPTIO," Gerardus Mercator, 1602. Mercator was the first to make a distinction between North America and South America. The engraving is a model of clarity and neatness, with typical cursive flourishes to the lettering of the sea names. Surrounding the hemispheres is a strapwork border. Between them at the top is an armillary sphere and at the bottom an elaborate compass rose.

Antique World Map 1618 by OldCityPrints on Etsy, $48.00

Antique World Map 1618

Antique World Map 1618 by OldCityPrints on Etsy, $48.00

World map Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica Ac Hydrographica Tabula Autore made by the Dutch cartographer Claes Janszoon Visscher in the 17th century, published in 1652.

World map Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica Ac Hydrographica Tabula Autore made by the Dutch cartographer Claes Janszoon Visscher in the 17th century, published in 1652.

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