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6 edition of Fra Mauro"s world map found in the catalog.

Fra Mauro"s world map

Piero Falchetta

Fra Mauro"s world map

with a commentary and translations of the inscriptions

by Piero Falchetta

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Published by Brepols, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana in Turnhout, Venezia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mauro, -- fra, -- d. 1459,
  • Cartography -- Maps,
  • Early maps,
  • World maps

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPiero Falchetta ; presentation by Marino Zorzi ; CD-ROM project: Circe ; team headed by Caterina Balletti ; [translated from the Italian by Jeremy Scott]
    GenreMaps
    SeriesTerrarvm orbis : histoire des representations de l"espace: textes, images -- 5 = -- history of the representation of space in text and image -- 5, Terrarum orbis -- 5
    ContributionsMauro, fra, d. 1459
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGA221 .F35 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination829 p. :
    Number of Pages829
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17215544M
    ISBN 102503517269
    ISBN 109782503517261
    LC Control Number2007531003

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He opens as first cartographer the Indian Ocean, which meant it is possible to sail around Africa. But maybe the most obvious thing about the map.

Fra Mauro’s map was likely heavily influenced by Arabic accounts, as the map is oriented with South at the top. This may seem confusing to our contemporary view of the world, but upon close examination of the map, the outline of the Mediterranean Sea, the boot of Italy, and the Black and Caspian Seas are clearly visible.

Fra Mauro's map of the world - a masterpiece of western cartography, composed around - has until now never been the subject of a modern study, despite its immense renown. The map has been reproduced and cited in hundreds of books, but the most recent full study was in Placido Zurla's Il mappamondo di Fra Mauro/5(2).

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The map has been reproduced and cited in hundreds of books, but the most recent full study was in Placido Zurla's Il mappanmondo di Fra Mauro. The present book aims at an analysis and an. The map has been reproduced and cited in hundreds of books, but the most recent full study was in Placido Zurla's Il mappamondo di Fra Mauro.

The present book aims at an analysis and an in-depth study of this important document, offering the reader an understanding within its contemporary cultural framework.5/5(1). The Vinland map--a world map of aboutthe oldest known map showing American lands.

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Fra Mauro. Preview. Creation Date. Description. Klemp, Egon. Africa on maps dating from the twelfth to the eighteenth century. Africa auf Karten des bis Jahrhunderts. (Seventy-seven photo copies from European map collections.

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