Morea and the Gulf of Taranto

By BORDONE, Benedetto di, 1534 

Morea; Athene Morea; Athene

Europe Greece
  • Author: BORDONE, Benedetto di
  • Publication place: Venice
  • Publisher: [Nicolo Zoppino]
  • Publication date: 1534
  • Physical description: Woodcut map.
  • Inventory reference: 3247


Two maps of Italy. Left: the Peloponnese peninsula (Morea) (170 by 145 mm); right: the Gulf of Taranto in southern Italy (85 by 145 mm). The columns represent the ruins of the temple of Hera Lacinia at Capo Calonna.


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