Tabula Asiae VI [map].

Author
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
[Basiliae : Apud Henricum Petrum, 1540]
Description
  • Scale [ca. 1:15,000,000]. (E 31°15ʹ00ʺ--E 68°15ʹ00ʺ/N 31°59ʹ00ʺ--N 3°01ʹ00ʺ).
  • 1 map ; 24 x 32 cm.

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Summary note
This map summarizes Ptolemaic cartography of the Arabian Peninsula. It was the sixth 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 vniversalis, 1540 ed., rev. & ed. by Sebastian Münster.
  • Latin text and page no. on verso: Arabiam Felicem ... 22.
Other title(s)
Tabvla Asiae VI
OCLC
1340130403
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