Tabula Asiae I [map].

Author
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
[Basiliae : Apud Henricum Petrum, 1540]
Description
  • (E 25°15ʹ00ʺ--E 46°45ʹ00ʺ/N 46°30ʹ00ʺ--N 35°00ʹ00ʺ).
  • 1 map ; 24 x 32 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Getty AAT genre
Summary note
This map summarizes Ptolemaic cartography of Turkey and part of Greece. It was the first in a sequence of 12 maps of Asia as described by the 2nd century Egyptian cartographer, Claudius Ptolemy.
Notes
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Appears in Ptolemy's Geographia universalis, 1540 ed., rev. & ed. by Sebastian Münster.
  • Latin text and page no. on verso: Tabula I Asiae ... 17.
References
Zacharakis, C.G. Catalogue of printed maps of Greece 1835
Other title(s)
Tabvla Asiae I
Other views
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