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Benito Arias Montanus: Tabula Terrae Canaan Abrahae Tempore et Anteadventum Filior Israel Cvm Vicinis et Finitimis Regionib

Map: MEAST4096
 
Cartographer: Benito Arias Montanus
Title: Tabula Terrae Canaan Abrahae Tempore et Anteadventum Filior Israel Cvm Vicinis et Finitimis Regionib
Date: 1660
Published: Amsterdam
Width: 20 inches / 51 cm
Height: 13 inches / 34 cm
Map ref: MEAST4096
Description:
Uncommon map of the Holy Land (Canaan) at the time of Abraham. Embellished with ships and a sea monster. Cities, rivers, and mountains are marked, many incorrectly, including an amusingly misshapen Cyprus. The map covers modern-day Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Israel, and Palestine. Published in Arias Montanus's Polyglot Bible. [MEAST4096]