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Giovanni Antonio Magini: Palaestina, vel Terra Sancta

Map: MEAST4390
 
Cartographer: Giovanni Antonio Magini
Title: Palaestina, vel Terra Sancta
Date: 1620
Published: Venice
Width: 7 inches / 18 cm
Height: 5 inches / 13 cm
Map ref: MEAST4390
Description:
Miniature copper-engraved map of the Holy Land, or the modern-day Levant. The map extends from Egypt to Syria, and includes Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, and Jordan. The route of the Israelites out of Egypt from the Book of Exodus is marked with a double line. Engraved by Girolamo Porro for a 1620 edition of Ptolemy's 'Geographia', with text by Magini. Italian text. [MEAST4390]