Candia [map].

Author
Porcacchi, Thomaso, approximately 1530-1585? [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
Italian
Published/​Created
[In Venetia : Appresso S. Galignani & G. Porro, 1576?]
Description
  • (E 23°21ʹ00ʺ--E 26°30ʹ00ʺ/N 35°47ʹ00ʺ--N 34°42ʹ00ʺ).
  • 1 map ; 11 x 14 cm. on sheet 30 x 20 cm.

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Subject(s)
Library of Congress genre(s)
Getty AAT genre
Notes
  • Appears in the author's L'isole piu famose del mondo, descritte da Thomaso Porcacchi da Castiglione Arretino e intagliate da Girolamo Porro Padovano ..., p. 108.
  • The map appears in various editions of the atlas from 1572 to 1620. In later editions of the atlas the printing plate appears to have deteriorated.
  • Map of Crete set in a page of text; relief shown pictorially.
  • Text in Italian on verso.
Source acquisition
Gift of the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund and matching funds provided by Amelia Brown '99 and Graham Elliott '01.
References
Zacharakis, C.G. Catalogue of printed maps of Greece 1785
This map appears in the atlas under the title
  • Descrittione dell' isola di Candia
OCLC
172568536
International Standard Recording Code
  • HM 2010-37
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