The Italian peninsula

By PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius; WALDESEEMULLER, Martin, 1513 

Tabula Moderna et Nova Italie ac Sicilie

Europe Italy
  • Author: PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius; WALDESEEMULLER, Martin
  • Publication place: Strassburg:
  • Publisher: Johannes Schott, 12th March
  • Publication date: 1513
  • Physical description: Woodcut map
  • Inventory reference: 5342

Notes

A map showing the Italian peninsula and the islands of Corsica, Sicily and Sardinia. The angle of the peninsula to the mainland has been corrected from the Ptolemaic version of the map in the same atlas. This is one of the 20 supplementary maps added by Waldseemüller.


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