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Selected Maps

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: Tempe. Classical map showing the mythical Mount Olympus. Some browning to fold. Original colour. Latin text on verso.
Map Ref: GRC1641
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. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: GRC1772
Cartographer: Lavoisne
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 seiges. Original colour.
Map Ref: GRC1832
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