Ptolemy's Geographicae enarrationis libri octo (1525). Map 29: Tabvla Nova Hiberniae, Angliae et Scotiae

Title

Ptolemy's Geographicae enarrationis libri octo (1525). Map 29: Tabvla Nova Hiberniae, Angliae et Scotiae

Description

The geography of the British Isles as it could be known to the first generation of college students. It is one of the 29 new tables with which the editio princeps of Ptolemy's Geographia (1477) was updated in 1522. The map shows Scotland, Ireland, and England, bordering regions, main rivers, and cities represented by circles, with Latin place-names. Off south-west Ireland, the mythical island of Hy Brazil.

Source

Claudii Ptolemaei Geographicae enarrationis libri octo (Argentoragi, Iohannes Grieningerus, communibus Iohannis Koberger impensis excudebat, 1525). BHSC BU 10374.

Relation

CCPB, 0000000753-6

Text

Latn

Original Format

Rare book. 82, [14] h., [49] engraved sheets, [34] ll.: ill.; Fol.

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Date Added
August 1, 2019
Collection
England in Castile to 1483
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Citation
Anunciación Carrera de la Red, “Ptolemy's Geographicae enarrationis libri octo (1525). Map 29: Tabvla Nova Hiberniae, Angliae et Scotiae,” S P A N I S H · C O N N E C T I O N S, accessed July 22, 2024, https://yngalaterra.omeka.net/items/show/2.