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The Carta Marina is a Renaissance-era map of Northern Europe and the North Atlantic, printed in 1539 in Venice. Carta Marina means Sea Map, but this is only … Old World Maps, Old Maps, Antique Maps, Vintage World Maps, Éphémères Vintage, New York City Map, City Maps, Pirate Maps, Here Be Dragons

Here There Be Dragons - TV Tropes

The Here There Be Dragons trope as used in popular culture. In old times, mapmaking was a fairly imprecise task, due to the lack of advanced technology for …

Ysi Earth Map II by Naeddyr cartography Old World Maps, Old Maps, Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Map Globe, Call Of Cthulhu, Fantasy Map, City Maps, Map Art

Ysi Earth Map II by Naeddyr on DeviantArt

The projection of the map is done by two Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area hemispheres, arranged south-pole to south-pole (instead of the more usual east-sid... Ysi Earth Map II

map of Besancon Old Map of Besoncom, the capital and principal city of the Franche-Comté region in eastern France.Old Map of Besoncom, the capital and principal city of the Franche-Comté region in eastern France. Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Ancient Maps, Templer, Merian, Map Globe, Fantasy Map, Wall Maps, Map Design

Old map of Besancon

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Weltkarte von Mahmud al-Kashgari. Turcocentric world map published in al-Kashgari's "Compendium of the languages of the Turks" in the century. The map is oriented with east on the top and the world is shown as encircled by the ocean. Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Islam In Japan, Early World Maps, World History Facts, Art History, Pictorial Maps, Art Carte, 11th Century

How the World was Imagined: Early Maps and Atlases

Depictions of the world from the Iron Age to the Age of Discovery and the emergence of modern geography during the early modern period. (Informations and images from Wikipedia) update: due to an excess of page views for this particular post, we are obliged to reduce temporarily the big images in...

Ancient map of Istanbul. Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Medieval, Image Theme, Templer, Les Religions, Fantasy Map, Old Maps, City Maps

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“#Storify of the #art of brilliant C16th Ottoman cartographer Matrakçı Nasuh https://t.co/Yz9HvCg87W #history”

The Oronteus Finaeus map, also spelled Oronteus Fineus map shows an ice free Antartica with no ice-cap. It was drawn in the year There are also maps showing Greenland as two separated islands, . Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Piri Reis Map, Out Of Place Artifacts, Ancient Astronaut Theory, Polar Caps, Mystery Of History

Oronteus Finaeus map Antarctica - ice free! (Oronteus Fineus map)

The Oronteus Fineus map (Oronteus Fineus map) shows an ice free Antarctica. Drawn in 1532. Maps showing Greenland as two separated islands

"The city of Milan", is the miniature 'Ptolemy's Geography' the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris. Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Milan Map, Medieval Life, Old Maps, Map Design, City Maps, Art Graphique, Historical Maps

CITTÀ IN MINIATURA: MILANO NEL 1470 – Folia Magazine

Your virtual eye on illuminated manuscripts, rare books, and the stories behind them. By Franco Cosimo Panini Editore.

The only known example of the Jollain/De Jode edition of Saliba’s map of the cosmos integrating ancient Pagan and medieval Christian cosmology with Renaissance beliefs and experiences. Old World Maps, Old Maps, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Cosmos, Wicca, Motif Oriental

Chapter 6 - Cartography and Designing of Maps

C artography, from the Latin word c(h)art(a), carte and graphy, is the art and science of representing a geographic area graphically. M...

Ancient History Maps - really? - - - Incredibly accurate world map from a XIII Century Persian manuscript Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Accurate World Map, Ufo, Ap Human Geography, Mysteries Of The World, Les Continents

BigFoot Sightings from Around the Worls, Sasquatch, Yowi, Abonimable Snowman, All Sightings of Large Humanlike Creatures

BigFoot Sightings from Around the Worls, Sasquatch, Yowi, Abonimable Snowman, All Sightings of Large Humanlike Creatures are seen throughout the world on almoost all continents...

Incredible, Intricate Map from the Medieval Era Antique World Map, Antique Maps, Vintage World Maps, Antique Books, Jerusalem Map, Medieval Party, Old Maps, Historical Art, Weird Creatures

Incredible, Intricate Maps from the Medieval Era

Maps have been around ever since humans developed the ability to imagine — and the ingenuity to chart — the larger world around them. Of course, the maps that existed in antiquity don…