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Braun & Hogenberg: Mons Calvariae

Map: MEAST2773
 
Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: Mons Calvariae
Date: c. 1615
Published: Cologne
Width: 18 inches / 46 cm
Height: 13 inches / 34 cm
Map ref: MEAST2773
Description:
Early copper-engraved view of Mt. Calvary, the site of Jesus's crucifixion in the Bible. Important holy sites are illustrated and labeled and a portrait of Pope Paul V overlooks the scene. Published in the first atlas dedicated to city views, Braun & Hogenberg's Civitates Orbis Terrarum. French text on verso (image available on request). [MEAST2773]