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Partial Map of Florence 1489

South America on ancient, medieval and Renaissance maps - Henricus Martellus's map - By Nito Verdera

"Map of Florence," a miniature comes from the 'Ptolemy's Geography' (1470), the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.

"Map of Florence," a miniature comes from the 'Ptolemy's Geography' Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.

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...

How the World was Imagined: Early Maps and Atlases

A part of the Catalan Atlas depicting the area around Greece. The Catalan Atlas is the most important Catalan map of the medieval period (drawn and written in It was produced by the Majorcan cartographic school and is attributed to Cresques Abraham

Dinosaurs.  Prehistoric Pangaea.

A map of the Earth around 250 to 200 million years ago. The Supercontinent Pangaea of the Triassic Period - featuring Gondwanna, Laurasia and Pangaea the Supercontinent. Populated with Dinosaurs, Therapsids, Pterosaurs, and other prehistoric beasties.

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art | Brain Pickings

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art | Brain Pickings

Here Be Dragons: The Evolution of Sea Monsters on Medieval Maps

Here Be Dragons: The Evolution of Sea Monsters on Medieval Maps

A giant sea-serpent attacks a ship off the coast of Norway on Olaus Magnus’s Carta Marina of Sea monsters on medieval maps run the gamut from menacing giant squids to improbable lion-fish.

The Genoese map is a 1457 world map. The map relied extensively on the account of the traveler to Asia Niccolo da Conti, rather than the usual source of Marco Polo. The author is not known, but is a more modern development than the Fra Mauro world map, with fairly good proportions given to each continents. The map also depicts a three-masted European ship in the Indian Ocean, something which had not occurred yet at the time

The Genoese map is a 1457 world map. The map relied extensively on the account…

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