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Braun & Hogenberg: Hierosolyma Urbs Sancta

Map: MEAST4157
 
Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: Hierosolyma Urbs Sancta
Date: 1575
Published: Cologne
Width: 18 inches / 46 cm
Height: 15 inches / 39 cm
Map ref: MEAST4157
Description:
Early bird's eye view of Jerusalem published within the second volume of 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum'.

Cartouche reads "Jerusalem, the Holy City, the most famous of Judea and the entire East, whose size and splendour marvels the imagination. "

Latin text on verso (image available on request). Original colour.[MEAST4157]