Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Medieval and Renaissance World Maps

  1. #1
    Former Staff Senior Contributor Ironduke's Avatar
    Join Date
    02 Aug 03
    Location
    San Diego
    Posts
    12,061

    Medieval and Renaissance World Maps


    Reconstruction (Avezac/Beazley) of a world map by the
    Anonymous Geographer from Ravenna, 700 AD

    A big step back...

    T-O map, from 12 th century edition of Bede's De natura rerum


    al-lstakhri II world map, Arabic, 934 A.D.

    These next two were both the best of their time... only 42 years apart.

    Macrobian World Map, 1483


    World Map, Salviati, 1525


    (world map), Diego Ribero, 1529


    "A Complete & Perfect Map Describing the Whole World" Haggi Ahmed,1559

    Funny one

    Clover-leaf world map, Henrich BŁnting, 1588


    world map, John Speed, 1627
    "Every man has his weakness. Mine was always just cigarettes."

  2. #2
    Staff Emeritus
    Join Date
    03 Aug 03
    Posts
    16,429
    They're pretty cool Iron.

  3. #3
    Staff Emeritus
    Military Professional
    Mostly Harmless
    bigross86's Avatar
    Join Date
    07 Aug 03
    Location
    Tel Aviv, Israel
    Posts
    14,070
    I saw that Funny Pic map today. It was some ad for a Jewish festival or something, and it said "All roads lead to Jerusalem"
    Meddle not in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup.

    Abusing Yellow is meant to be a labor of love, not something you sell to the highest bidder.

  4. #4
    Tamizhanban Senior Contributor Jay's Avatar
    Join Date
    06 Aug 03
    Location
    NJ
    Posts
    2,692








    Last edited by Jay; 22 Oct 03, at 21:24.

  5. #5
    Tamizhanban Senior Contributor Jay's Avatar
    Join Date
    06 Aug 03
    Location
    NJ
    Posts
    2,692
    Ancient World :



    go here for lot more maps...
    http://www.henry-davis.com/MAPS/Anci.../AncientL.html
    Last edited by Jay; 22 Oct 03, at 21:45.

  6. #6
    Senior Contributor
    Join Date
    19 Aug 04
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    1,195
    Adore this stuff. Have museum quality replica of the Earth Apple. Arm and a leg for that but stunning.
    Where's the bloody gin? An army marches on its liver, not its ruddy stomach.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Teaching the Classics: What Americans Can Learn from Herodotus
    By Shek in forum Ancient, Medieval & Early Modern Ages
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 16 Apr 07,, 17:26
  2. How I produce my suicide bombers
    By Gabru47 in forum Operation Enduring Freedom and Af-Pak
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02 Sep 05,, 20:17

Share this thread with friends:

Share this thread with friends:

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •