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Claudius Ptolemy: Tabula IIII Asiae [Cyprus, Levant, and Mesopotamia]

Map: MEAST2870
 
Cartographer: Claudius Ptolemy
Title: Tabula IIII Asiae [Cyprus, Levant, and Mesopotamia]
Date: 1541
Published: Vienne
Width: 18 inches / 46 cm
Height: 13 inches / 34 cm
Map ref: MEAST2870
Description:
Ptolemaic woodcut map of the Levant, Syria, Cyprus, and Iraq from the 1541 edition of Ptolemy's "Geographia" with maps by Laurent Fries, text by Michael Servetus, and published by Gaspar Treschel. The geography is largely derived from data compiled by the ancient Greco-Roman geographer Claudius Ptolemy. [MEAST2870]