Late Medieval Maps 1300-1490


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Introduction

227  Kuang Yü T’u [Guangbei tu] or The Mongol Atlas

        The General Map of China, Chu-Ssu-Pen and Lo Hung-hsien, 1320/1555

         Chinese Map Legend

         Hsi-Pei Pi Ti-Li T’u [Map of the Countries of the Northwest], Chu Ssu-Pen, 1329

         The Countries of the Southwestern Sea, Chu Ssu-Pen/Lo Hung-hsien, 1320/1555

228   World Map from Marino Sanudo’s Liber secretorum fidelium crucis, ca. 1320

          Map of Palestine, Pietro Vesconte, ca. 1320

229    World Map, Nasir al-Tusi, (1331)

230    World Map, Opicinus de Canistris, ca. 1296-1300

231    Ch’onhado [Map of the world beneath the heavens]

231.1  Asian Religious Maps:

            Go Tenjiku Zu [Map of the Five Regions of India], Jukai, 1364

            Yojido Atlas, Ch’onhado [World Map], 1789

            Ssu Hai Tsung T’u [Comprehensive Chart of the Four Seas]

             P’alto Chido Ch’ongnon: Kanayang Kyongsong to, 1896

            Yojido Chunggukto [China]                       

            Atlas XI: Tchien-ha-tchong-do [World map]                         

            Ye-chi-do [Geographical Atlas] [World map]                         

            Thou-chou-pien [World map], Tchang Hoang

             Map of Jambudvipa, by Sokaku (?), 1709

             Yeoji jeondo [Yoji Chondo] - Complete terrestrial map

              Nansenbushu [Buddhist Map of the World]

              Daimin Kyuhen Bankoku Jinseki Rotei Zenzu, 1645 

              Nansenbushu Bankoku Shoka no Zu, 1710

              Sihai Huayi Zongtu[World Diagram of China and the Barbarians], 1532

232   Polychronicon, Ranulf Higden, ca. 1342

233   Laurentian Sea Atlas, Medicean Atlas, 1351

234   Saint-Denis Chonicles, ca. 1370

235    Catalan Atlas, Abraham Cresques, 1375

236    Yoktae chewang honil kangnido, Ch’üan Chin and Li Hui, 1402

236.3 1418 Map, Mo Yi Tong, ca. 1418/1763

237   The Borgia Map, ca. 1430

238   Imago Mundi, Pierre d’Ailly, 1410

239   Pirrus de Noha world map, 1414

240   World Map, Albertin de Virga, ca, 1411-15

240.1  Map of a Swiss codice by Sallust, 1420

241   World Map, Andrea Bianco, 1432

242   Mapa Mondi Figura Mondi, Giovanni Leardo, 1442

243   The Vinland Map, unknown, 1440?

244   Norse World Map, Björno, (12th-14th cen.)

245   World Map, Andreas Walsperger, 1448

246   Catalan-Estense Map, unknown, 1450-60

247   The Maps of the Nova Cosmographia, Dana Durand, 1440 reconstruction

248   The Genoese Map, unknown, 1457

249   Fra Mauro’s Map, Fra Mauro/Andrea Bianco, 1459

250   Cotrugli’ De navigatione, 1465

250.1   Representative Portolan Charts

251    The Zeitz Map, unknown, 1470

252    Toscanelli’s Chart, Paolo Toscanelli, (1474)

253     Rudimentum Novitiorum, World Map, Lucas Brandis de Schass, 1475

253.2   Das ist die mapa mu[n]di un[d] alle Land un[d] kungk reich wie sie ligend in der

            ga[n]ntze Welt, Hanns Rust (Augsburg), 1480

255     Wieder-Woldan Map, ca. 1485

255.1  Olomouc/Omlutz mappamundi, 1450

255.2   John of Udine mappamundi, 1450

256     World Map, Henricus Martellus, 1489

            World Map, Henricus Martellus, 1490

257   “The Christopher Columbus Chart”, Christopher Columbus? 1490

258    Behaim’s Globe, Martin Behaim, 1492

259   The Laon Globe, unknown, (1493)

260   Liber chronicarum Secunda etas Mundi (Nuremberg Chronicle), Hartmann Schedel, 1493

261   Tractatus de Sphaera Mundi, Johannes de Sacrobosco, 1300-1500


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