Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art Brain Pickings Psalter World Map (mappa mundi), 1265 Despite its small size, this is one of the ‘great’ medieval world maps. It is probably a copy of the lost map which adorned King Henry III
Cartographies of Time-(Historical map of Italy) by Girolamo Andrea Martignoni, A visual analogy between geographic space and historical time. chronological charts in cartographic form. The streams at the top of the chart represent the nations conqu
Map of Constantinople (modern Istanbul), by Florentine cartographer Cristoforo Buondelmonti. The oldest surviving map of the city, and the only surviving map which predates the Turkish conquest of Constantinople in
The world map of the Spanish cartographer, conquistador and explorer Juan de la Cosa created in 1500 is the earliest world map showing part of the Americas. Juan de la Cosa sailed the first 3 voyages with Columbus and was the captain of the Santa María.
The Supercontinent Pangaea of the Triassic Period - A map of the Earth around 250 to 200 million years ago featuring Gondwanna, Laurasia and Pangaea the Supercontinent. Populated with Dinosaurs, Therapsids, Pterosaurs, and other prehistoric beasts.