Aegean Sea

By BORDONE, Benedetto di, 1534 

Aegean Sea Aegean Sea

Europe Mediterranean
  • Author: BORDONE, Benedetto di
  • Publication place: Venice
  • Publisher: [Nicolo Zoppino]
  • Publication date: 1534
  • Physical description: Woodcut map.
  • Dimensions: 296 by 405mm. (11.75 by 16 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 3213


Map of the Aegean Sea showing the bordering countries: Greece, Macedonia and Turkey. Istanbul (Constantinople) is the only city portrayed as well as named, next to the Sea of Marmara. The islands of Crete and Rhodes are shown but not named in the south.


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