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Map of the emergence of agriculture, between 5000 and 500 BCE.

The emergence of agriculture, BC. Some of the earliest agriculture was in Israel!

13th Century Map of the World ibeebz.com

Largest Late Medieval World Map - Ebstorf Mappa Mundi - Named for the Benedictine monastery in Ebstorf Germany where it was found in 1830 - Century

Medieval Map

- Century- medieval view of the Earth from sky, notice the partial Celtic Cross, sometimes remembered as the ancient "world serpent.

The Antiquarium - Antique Print & Map Gallery - Andreas Cellarius - HEMISPHAERIUM ORBIS ANTIQUI Hand-colored copperplate engraving

The Antiquarium - Antique Print & Map Gallery - Andreas Cellarius - HEMISPHAERIUM ORBIS ANTIQUI Hand-colored copperplate engraving

infografía Cuerpo y Belleza en la Grecia Antigua

infografía Cuerpo y Belleza en la Grecia Antigua

Ptolemy, Geographia, engraved world map from F. Berlinghieri, Geografia (Florence: Nicolaus Laurentii), hand colored with gold leaf border, nomenclature overtraced in color or gold (water damaged), Italy, circa 1480.

yama-bato: “ PTOLEMY, GEOGRAPHIA Italy, ca. 1480 Derail Atlas of the world from Western Europe and Africa to Indochina, containing 27 maps and 26 tables. Engraved world map from F.

This is an 1804 copy of perhaps the first ‘modern’ world map, made by the Venetian monk Fra Mauro in about 1450. It points south because 15th-century compasses were south-pointing. It shows the Portuguese discoveries in Africa and questioned the authority of medieval and classical sources. Intended for display in Venice, it emphasizes the feats of Marco Polo. The British East India Company commissioned this copy, thus implying that Britain was heir to the Portuguese empire.

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art

An 1804 copy of the first ‘modern’ world map, made by the Venetian monk Fra Mauro in about and more magnificent maps as power, propaganda, and art from The British Library.

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