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7 edition of Ptolemy"s maps of northern Europe found in the catalog.

Ptolemy"s maps of northern Europe

a reconstruction of the prototypes

by Gudmund SchГјtte

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Published by H. Hagerup in Kjøbenhavn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Northern
    • Subjects:
    • Ptolemy, 2nd cent,
    • Europe, Northern -- Historical geography -- Maps

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Gudmund Schütte. Published by the Royal Danish geographical society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG87.P9 S3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 150, xxxi, [2] p. incl. maps, tab.
      Number of Pages150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6754675M
      LC Control Number31005510
      OCLC/WorldCa2867362

      Sūrat al-ard lil-Sharīf al-Idrīsī al-mutawaffa sanat , reprinted Al-Idrisi was born in Morocco, travelled in North Africa and Europe, and entered the service of Roger II King of Sicily for whom he made this map as part of The Book of Pleasant Journeys to Faraway Lands also known as The Book of Roger (Tabula Rogeriana).Arab geographers had translated Ptolemy’s Geography by the end. Downloadable Old Maps of Europe: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, France, Holland & Belgium, Germany, Great Britain & Ireland & Scotland. This is part of my collection of old maps of Europe. These are Northern European maps which come from three different Atlas’s originally.

      The Isle of Skye is interesting for a number of reasons, it is marked ‘ Scithis ’ on Ptolemys map which was produced nearly 2, years ago (see attached Medieval reproduction of Ptolemys Britain and Ireland image). On Ptolemys map, the Isle of Skye is literally on the edge of the known world, and therefore an ideal refuge from Rome.   To clarify what is meant by 'minor' in the above heading, this section contains details of those tribes located by the Geographer Ptolemy in northern Britain, but were listed without any towns or settlements in a single passage quoted below: ""Next to the Damnoni, but more toward the east near the Epidium Promontorium are the Epidi and next to Views: 41K.

      But the northern climate line is definitely indicated by the land profile on the map as spreading from geographical latitudes of N to or N. The profile of northern Europe is twisted to align the southern area of Britannia to the Baltic Sea which is geographically some 10 degrees further north. Buy Road atlases & maps books from today. Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery.


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Ptolemy’s world map, reconstituted from Ptolemy’s Geography (c. AD) in the 15th century, indicating “Scythia” (Pakistan) in the center, “Sinae” (China) at the extreme right, beyond the island of “Taprobane” (Ceylon or Sri Lanka, oversized) and the “Aurea Chersonesus” (Southeast Asian peninsula).

The continents are given as Europe, Asia, and Libya (Africa). The modern map of Spain printed in the Ulm edition of Ptolemy’s “Geographia” ofis one of the earliest obtainable printed “modern” maps of Spain.

The various regions of Spain are clearly marked, with the Kingdom of Navarre highlighted in green, and Portugal in light yellow wash. ref £15, The Image of the World: An Interactive Exploration of Ten Historic World Maps (CD-Rom) $ available through Social Studies School Service.

Based upon the book, by Peter Whitfield, The Image of the World: 20 Centuries of World Maps, 8 This map can be found in the Whitfield book cited above as well as on the CD-Rom. A Map of Northern Europe is the best way of graphically representing the geographical area of any region. This region may be world, country or the continent and using the map all the characteristic of the region can be represented in the best understandable manner to the users.

Europe is one of the largest continents in the world and therefore this continent is divided into several parts so. The Ptolemy world map is a map of the world known to Hellenistic society in the 2nd century.

It is based on the description contained in Ptolemy 's book Geography, written c. Based on an inscription in several of the earliest surviving manuscripts, it is traditionally credited to Agathodaemon of Alexandria.

Ptolemy’s Geography is the only book on cartography to have survived from the classical period and one of the most influential scientific works of all time.

Written in the second century AD, for more than fifteen centuries it was the most detailed topography of Europe and Asia available and the best reference on how to gather data and draw maps.

Ptolemy championed the use of astronomical. Ptolemy (c) was a hugely important geographer and astronomer working in Ancient Rome.

This map takes valuable information from his famous book work informed mapmakers on the size of the Earth, and the co-ordinates for the positions of all the places and features indicated on the map. When a text, illustrated with maps, was brought to Rome shortly after and was translated into Latin, it caused a sensation.

It paved the way for an entirely new, scientific, method of mapping and the text was much copied. This map comes from a copy of the Geographia that was created in northern. Ptolemy also devised and provided instructions on how to create maps both of the whole inhabited world and of the Roman the second part of the Geography, he provided the necessary topographic lists, and captions for the maps.

His oikoumenè spanned degrees of longitude from the Blessed Islands in the Atlantic Ocean to the middle of China, and about 80 degrees of latitude from Born: c. ADEgypt, Roman Empire. Map of Northern Europe (General Map / Region of the World) with Cities, Locations, Streets, Rivers, Lakes, Mountains and Landmarks.

PTOLEMY'S MAP OF SCOTLAND IT has long been recognised as a puzzling fact that in Ptolemy's map of the British Isles Great Britain is turned abruptly to the east from about latitude north (corre-sponding roughly to the area of Scotland) so as to make a right angle approximately with the southern part of the country.

UPDATED Streetwise Hawaii Map - Laminated State Road Map of Hawaii - Folding pocket size travel mapThis map covers the following areas:Oahu Map ,Downtown Honolulu & Waikiki Map ,Hawaii Map ,Maui Map ,Molokai Map ,Kauai Map. This map provides web links to basic information on the countries of Europe, including relationship with the European Union, official government and tourism websites, and languages offered at.

Map from the beautiful third Rome edition of Ptolemy's Geographia. "This handsome edition is a reprinting of the copper-plate maps of the [and ] Ptolemy [the first Rome edition by Conrad Sweynheym and Arnold Buckinck, whose] maps are considered the finest Ptolemaic ones produced up to the time that the great Mercator engraved his.

From Ptolemy to GPS, the Brief History of Maps And in Europe, a year-old Belgian woman was led remarkably astray by her GPS, turning what was supposed to be a mile drive to Brussels into.

The Geography (Greek: Γεωγραφικὴ Ὑφήγησις, Geōgraphikḕ Hyphḗgēsis, lit. "Geographical Guidance"), also known by its Latin names as the Geographia and the Cosmographia, is a gazetteer, an atlas, and a treatise on cartography, compiling the geographical knowledge of the 2nd-century Roman ally written by Claudius Ptolemy in Greek at Alexandria around AD In Byzantium, in the thirteenth century, Ptolemic maps were reconstructed and attached to Greek manuscripts of the text.

And in the fifteenth century, a Latin translation of this text, with maps, proved a sensation in the world of the book.A famous Greek astronomer and cartographer, Ptolemy's map of Ireland is incredibly accurate even though it was penned way back in AD.

A map created .