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Hartmann Schedel: Destruccio Iherosolime

Map: MEAST3966
 
Cartographer: Hartmann Schedel
Title: Destruccio Iherosolime
Date: 1493
Published: Nuremberg
Width: 22 inches / 56 cm
Height: 16 inches / 41 cm
Map ref: MEAST3966
Description:
An incunable woodcut view of the destruction of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon in 587 BC. Buildings are toppled and the Temple of Solomon is consumed by flames. Published in the Nuremburg Chronicle, one of the most important printed books of the 15th century. [MEAST3966]