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A second-century Greek geographer named Claudius Ptolemy used Roman military charts to construct an outline map of the British Isles, including Ireland.

Claudius Ptolemy- The World A printed map from the century depicting Ptolemy's description of the Ecumene, Johannes Schnitzer, engraver).

Map of the world – 600 BCE This artifact was discovered in Iraq close to the Euphrates river in the late 1800s and first published (or written about) in 1899. It has been dated to around 600 BCE. This was the oldest known map for several decades until the Nippur map (see above) was finally published. The Babylonian Map is currently in the British Museum.

oldest map of the world! Babylon at center ; in 1793 BC under Babylonian rule of Hammurabi; free with Ashur III 1521 BC, peak Empire 911 BC incl.

Vintage England Map Great Britain Antique by missquitecontrary

Vintage England Map "Great Britain" Antique British Map - Red White and Blue Nautical Art Print - Mid Century Modern Art

Vintage England Map "Great Britain" Antique British Map - Red White and Blue Nautical Art Print - Mid Century Modern Art by missquitecontrary on Etsy

13th century St. Omar map of crusader Jerusalem

Omar map of crusader Jerusalem. ♣ The first headquarters of the Knights Templar, on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The Crusaders called it the Temple of Solomon and from this location derived their name of Templar.

Map from Catalan Atlas 1375

World Map Century Description: The Catalan Atlas produced in 1375 by the Majorcan cartographers Abraham and Jehuda Cresques is the most important Catalan world map of the Middle Ages. The world map originally consisted of various leaves.

World Map 16th Century World maps of the Northern hemisphere, published in 1593 by the Dutch cartographer and engraver Gerard de Jode.

century [GerarddeJodeMap-NorthernHemisphere] World maps of the Northern and Southern hemisphere published in 1593 by the Dutch cartographer and engraver Gerard de Jode.

11th -  14th century T O Map of the Earth

- Century- medieval view of the Earth from sky, notice the partial Celtic Cross, sometimes remembered as the ancient "world serpent.

#Storify of the #art of brilliant C16th Ottoman cartographe https://storify.com/HistoryNeedsYou/art-and-cartography-of-matrakc-nasuh … #history

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Roman map of the ancient world shows the road network in the Roman Empire in the 4th century and covers Europe, parts of Asia (India) and North-Africa

World Map Century Description: The Tabula Peutingeriana This Roman map of the acient world shows the road network in the Roman Empire in the century and covers Europe, parts of Asia (India) and North-Africa.

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