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Title
Tabula Africae III
Names
Ptolemy, active 2nd century (Author)
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1545 - 1555 (Inferred)
Place: Basle
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc Map N-192
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Text within border on verso: Aegyptum Marmaricam Cyrenaicam.
Content: "Sebastian Munster's version of the ancient depiction of northern Africa, including Egypt, based on Claudius Ptolemy's Geographia from the 2nd century."
Content: The map stretches from Libya to the borders of Egypt. It shows the Nile flowing into "Aethiopia sub Aegypto."
Content: There is a woodcut illustrating Jonah being swallowed by a whale.
Content: Relief is shown by hachures. Mountains are shown by overlapping cones.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map, 36 x 24 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16098453
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 622c6d00-f015-0131-d656-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1545: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "Tabula Africae III" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1545 - 1555. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/67bc31a0-0933-0132-b6eb-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "Tabula Africae III" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/67bc31a0-0933-0132-b6eb-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. (1545 - 1555). Tabula Africae III Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/67bc31a0-0933-0132-b6eb-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Tabula Africae III