Itala nam tellus Graecia Maior [map] : erat, Ouid. 4. Fast. / Abrahamus Ortelius.

Author
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
  • English
  • Latin
  • Modern Greek (1453-)
Published/​Created
[London [i.e. Antwerp] : J. Norton, 1606]
Description
  • Scale [ca. 1:1,600,000]. (E 14°53ʹ00ʺ--E 18°45ʹ00ʺ/N 42°30ʹ00ʺ--N 37°35ʹ00ʺ).
  • 1 map ; 32 x 46 cm.

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Notes
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Shows southern Italy; Magna Graecia, or Graecia Maior, is the collective name for the ancient Greek seaport colonies in southern Italy. cf. Webster's new geographical dictionary.
  • Inset: Diomedeæ insulæ.
  • "Hanc Italiæ partem exteriorem sic describere conabar Abrahamus Ortelius, cum Privilegio decennali, 1595."
  • English text on verso with caption title: Magna Græcia, or Great Greece; signature xxij.
  • From: Theatrum orbis terrarum Abrahami Orteli Antverp ... At London [i.e. Antwerp] : Printed by [typis H. Swingenij [for]] Iohn Norton, [1606].
Source acquisition
Historic Maps copy is gift of Robert A. McCabe, Princeton Class of 1956.
References
Broecke, M.P.R. van den. Ortelius atlas maps 210
OCLC
885075203
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