Maps from Antiquity: 6,200 B.C. - A.D. 600

105 Homer


Introduction

Laste updated 16 December 2016

Select the green underlined number on the left to read the associated monograph


         Monograph Title
100    Earliest known map, a town plan from Catal Hyük, 6,200 B.C.l00A   Clay tablet from Ga-Sur, 2,300 B.C.
101
    Mesopotamian city plan, Nippur District, 1,500 B.C.
102
    Turin Papyrus, 1,300 B.C.
103
    Babylonian day tablet, world picture, 500 B.C.
104
    Time Chart of Historical Cartography: Antiquity, 600 B.C. to A.D. 300 (Raisz)
105
    Ancient Greek views of the earth, reconstructed from description in Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey
106
    Three views of the earth from ancient Greece: Thales of Miletus,  Anaximander, and Hecatæus (reconstructions)
107
    Anaximenes of Miletus, world map, 610-546 B.C. (reconstruction)
108
    Hecatæus’ world map, circular disk, 500 B.C. (reconstructions)
109
    Herodotus’ world map, 450 B.C. (reconstructions)
110
    Ephorus’ Parallelogram, 350 B.C. (reconstruction)
111
    Dicæarchus of Messana, a world map, 300 B.C. (reconstruction)
111.1
 Qin Maps, 239 B.C.
112
    Eratosthenes’ world map, 170-190 B.C. (reconstruction)
112.1
 Han Maps, 168 B.C.
113
    Crates’ globe, 180-150 B.C. (reconstructions)
114
    Posidonius’ world map, 150-130 B.C. (reconstruction, Bertius, 1630)
115
    Strabo’s world map, A.D. 18 (reconstructions)
116
    Pomponius Mela’s world map, A.D. 37-42 (reconstruction)
117
    Dionysius Periegetes’ world map, A.D. 124 (reconstructions)
118
    Agrippa’s Orbis Terrarum, A.D. 100 (reconstructions)
119
    Claudius Ptolemy
120
    Tabula Peutingeriana, A.D. 100
121
    Masada Map of Palestine


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