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Geographia Sacra

Geographia Sacra : A. Ortelius

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A very attractive map of the Ancient World with detail restricted to the Middle East, representing the world as described in classical and biblical times. An inset map of the modern world is given, on which are marked various theories as to the location of the land of Ophir. An explanatory note on this land is given within a grand cartouche to the left. The map is dedicated to William Grimberg, a dignitary of Antwerp. Quotations from scripture decorate the North Sea and surround the small world map. Although the map is dated 1598, at top right, it did not appear in Ortelius's "Parergon", the historical addendum to the modern atlas "Theatrum ...", until three years later.
mapmaker: A. Ortelius  
place and date of publication: Antwerp 1601-
medium and colour: copperplate, Coloured
size in mm: 350 by 475mm (13.75 by 18.75 inches).
ref: 41018
literature: Van Den Broeke, Ortelius Atlas Maps, Ort179

Price: £ 800

 
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