Map: Tabula Asiae IICartographer: Ptolemy, Magini / Porro, P.KeschedtPlace & Date: Cologne / 1597Size: 6 3/4" x 5 1/4"Condition: b&w; overall age toning and a spot in the upper right quadrant
The second Asia map from the Magini/Porro edition of Ptolemy's Geographia, published in Cologne by Petrus Keschedt in 1597. Encompassing parts of present-day southern Russia, Armenia, Georgia and Turkey, this slice of the ancient world extends from the Crimea and the Sea of Azov to the mouth of the Volga and the Caspian Sea.
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