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Fra Mauros world map

with a commentary and translations of the inscriptions

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      • CD-ROM contains: Digital reproduction of Fra Mauros world map with the ability to navigate within the map and extract information from itIncludes bibliographical referencesSystem requirements: Windows platform ; Pentium III processor or above ; 256 Mb RAM (512 Mb advisable) ; video resolution: 1024 x 768 pixels or above ; 32x CD-ROM

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        PublishersBrepols
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        LC Classifications2006
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 91 p. :
        Number of Pages51
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 102503517269
        Series
        1
        2Terrarum orbis -- 5
        3Terrarvm orbis : histoire des representations de lespace: textes, images -- 5 = -- history of the representation of space in text and image -- 5

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Cosmas Indicopleustes is an anomaly not the tone-setter in this matter. Not surprisingly, the most accurate areas of the map are closest to Venice. Following the Arabic custom, south is oriented at the top of the map. The biblical account of Creation is presented in the bottom-left corner.

Old map World map 1450 Poster Fra Mauro 103

Text from the Fra Mauro map, 09-P25. It is oriented with south at the top. World Map The Fra Mauro map is unusual, but typical of Fra Mauro's portolan charts, in that its Fra Mauros world map is with the south at the top, one of the usual conventions of Muslim maps, in contrast with the Ptolemy map which has the north at the top.

the Earth as a globe. In addition, south at the top was used in Arab maps of the time. The other map was drawn for the Signoria of Venice, rulers of the Republic of Venice. Posted in,, Tagged,,,,,,,,,. The English will begin in five years. In this article, some images are from the Venetian edition and some are from the Frazer reproduction.

A number of historians of cartography, starting with 1806have studied Fra Mauro's map. An intermittent series introducing well known maps s movable type printing press is operating in Mainz. We take intellectual property concerns very seriously, but many of these problems can be resolved directly by the parties involved. The information there comes from African sources; the map is thus a unique and supremely important document regarding African cartography in the fifteenth century.

Map of the Near East.