Schedel, Hartmann, 1440-1514, Secunda etas mundi =, [12 July 1493]
Secunda etas mundi = Secunda etas mũdi / [Hartmann Schedel].
- [Nuremberg] : [Anton Koberger], [12 July 1493]
- Physical Description:
- 1 map ; 31 x 44 cm, on sheet 41 x 58 cm
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Maps & Atlas (printed)
- Scale not given.
- Caption title.
Relief shown pictorially.
Woodcut by Michael Wolgemut and Wilhelm Pleydenwurrf.
Upper right: "foliũ XIII."
From: Liber chronicarum, 12 July 1493.
Shirley, R.W. Mapping of the world (4th ed.), 19
Jerusalem is at the center of the map; the Indian Ocean is an enclosed area; and Scandinavia, southern Africa and the Far East are not shown.
Eastern hemisphere (Known world).
Twelve winds, depicted as heads surrounding the map, are named as well as major places.
A panel of seven creatures borders the left margin.
On verso: three columns of Latin text with the third column bordered by a panel of seven creatures on either side; upper right: "folium XII."
BAC: British Art Center copy uncolored.
Depicts the pre-Columbus world, based on Ptolemy's Geographia.
- Subject Terms:
- Chronology, Historical -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.Incunabula -- Specimens -- Maps.World maps -- Early works to 1800.
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