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Abraham Ortelius: Fori Ivlii Accvrata Descriptio

Map: IT3304
 
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: Fori Ivlii Accvrata Descriptio
Date: 1592
Published: Antwerp
Width: 20 inches / 51 cm
Height: 15 inches / 39 cm
Map ref: IT3304
Description:
Northeast Italy showing the region from Venice to Istria and embellished with ships and sea monsters. Major towns shown include Venice, Pula and Trieste. As usual, Ortelius cites the source for the map, in this case, the library of Iohannes Sambucus, a noted 16th century scholar and court physician to the Holy Roman Emperor, Maximillian II. Original hand colour.