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Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Graecia Sophiani
Date: 1592      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Ortelius's stunning copper-engraved map of Greece during the Classical period, including the Aegean Sea and western Anatolia. Cities are marked in red. Rich original hand-colour.
Map Ref: GRC1801
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Tempe
Date: 1595      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: A classical map showing the fabled paradise of Tempe at the foot of Mount Olympus. Humans who had worshipped and honoured the gods sufficiently are rewarded with food, wine, and parties. Coloured.
Map Ref: GRC1867
Cartographer: Jan Jansson
Title: : Thraciae Veteris Typus
Date: c. 1640      Size: 19 x 14 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Historical map of Thrace during the Classical period, including the Bosphorus, the Dardanelles, and the modern-day site of Istanbul. Based on an earlier map by Abraham Ortelius. Latin text on verso. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: GRC1772
Cartographer: Jan Jansson
Title: : Thraciae Veteris Typus
Date: 1661      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Ancient Thrace, based on Ortelius. This area was particularly fascinating to map makers focusing on classical geography due to its connections with Alexander the Great. Coloured.
Map Ref: GRC1863
Cartographer: Jan Jansson
Title: : Graecia, Sophiani
Date: 1661      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Ancient Greece, the Aegean Islands and the west coast of Anatolia based on the map first issued by Ortelius in his "Parergon" or appendix of maps of the classical world. Coloured.
Map Ref: GRC1864
Cartographer: Giovanni Giacomo Rossi
Title: : La Grecia Vniversale Antica
Date: c. 1683      Size: 18 x 22 inches
Published: N/A
Description: Ancient Greece as known in the classical period, with the classical nomenclature superimposed on a map of “modern” or 17th century Greece provided by Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola.
Map Ref: GRC1877
Cartographer: Étienne André Philippe de Prétot
Title: : Graecia Antiqua, La Grece Ancienne
Date: 1769      Size: 13 x 10 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Classical Greece comprising of the Peleponnese, Macedonia and Thrace together with Crete. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: GRC1866
Cartographer: Robert Wilkinson
Title: : Grecia Antiqua
Date: 1796      Size: 9 x 11 inches
Published: London
Description: A map of Ancient Greece showing the political divisions of the time. Classical place names are used wherever possible. Original colour.
Map Ref: GRC1878
Cartographer: John Wilkes
Title: : Graeciae Antiquae
Date: 1807      Size: 8 x 10 inches
Published: London
Description: Greece and the Peleponnese divided into its classical states with an inset of Thrace and Macedonia. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: GRC1862
Cartographer: Lavars & Co.
Title: : Geographical and Historical Map of Greece
Date: 1813      Size: 21 x 17 inches
Published: London
Description: Ancient Greece. Dense panels of text discuss its history, physical geography, colonies and politics, as well as battles and sieges. Original colour.
Map Ref: GRC1876
Cartographer: J. Vincent
Title: : Pass of Thermopylae
Date: 1828      Size: 8 x 11 inches
Published: Oxford
Description: Battle of Thermopylae. Map showing the manouevres during the 2nd Persian invasion of Greece, occuring in 480 BC.
Map Ref: GRC1823
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Sketch of the Battle of Marathon
Date: 1857      Size: 5 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: Plan of the ancient Battle of Marathon between the Greeks and the Persians in 490BC. Published in the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society. Original colour.
Map Ref: GRC1857
Cartographer: Vincenzo Coronelli
Title: : Pianta della Citta e Fortezza d'Atene
Date: 1692      Size: 24 x 18 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Exquisite copper-engraved map of ancient Athens with the Acropolis at the centre and with an index to important locations on the right. The sumptuous floral border marks this as the rarest edition of this map.
Map Ref: GRC1791
Cartographer: SDUK
Title: : Athens
Date: 1832      Size: 16 x 13 inches
Published: London
Description: Athens. Decorative plan of the ancient city with borders depicting panoramic views and inset of the Acropolis. Original colour.
Map Ref: GRC1871
Cartographer: Edward Stanford
Title: : [Athens]
Date: c. 1910      Size: 20 x 18 inches
Published: London
Description: Attractive German folding map of Athens showing the ancient city superimposed upon the modern city. The map bears a Stanfords sales label. Original colour. (SL)
Map Ref: GRC1828
Cartographer: Karl Baedeker
Title: : [Athens]
Date: 1911      Size: 9 x 6 inches
Published: Leipzig
Description: Early-20th century tourist map of Athens and its environs. Printed colour.
Map Ref: GRC1708