Map of the Roman Empire in 180 AD. This is towards the end of the "Pax Romana"( Roman Peace).
Abraham Cresques ?, Atlas de cartes marines, dit [Atlas catalan]. c.1375
The real map of China -------------------------------- Here is the real China, along with the territories it has occupied by force at one point of time or other in the past. Now it eyes Indian territory of Ladakh, Askai Chin and Arunachal Pradesh. It's funding heavily in Pakistan to create a proxy against India. Its expanding its navy, building roads and rails in Tibet/Himalayas region. All this is serious war posturing against India. And as if this wasn't enough, it's media consistently…
Troie, au-delà des mers, aux confins du monde grec Alvise Gramolin, Carte de la mer Égée et de la mer de Marmara. Venise, 1624 Carte-portulan manuscrite et enluminée sur parchemin, 65 x 107 cm BnF, Cartes et Plans, Ge B 550 Rés.
The Persian Empire when it was at its greatest moment, over one thousand years before this map was made.