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Sebastian Munster: Tabula Asiae VI

Map: MEAST3717
 
Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: Tabula Asiae VI
Date: 1571
Published: Basle
Width: 14 inches / 36 cm
Height: 11 inches / 28 cm
Map ref: MEAST3717
Description:
This early map of the Peninsula is one of the more striking and flamboyant of the Ptolemaic maps, with detail based on descriptions by Sidicus, who was the first to label the Yemen and southern region as Arabia Felix to differentiate it from the more northern Arabia Deserta.