Tribuum Ephraim, Beniamin, et Dimidiae Manasse intra Iordanem partes occidentales, et partes septenrionales Dan et Iuda

Object Number: AF-MX-K016
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| AF-MX-K016
Place Made
Netherlands: Amsterdam
Date Made
1700
Description
This map of the Holy Land was first published by Jansson in 1652, in his "Accuratissima orbis antiqui delineatio." From 1653 on, this work is known under the name of Hornius, who wrote the text to the atlas. The landscape is dotted with figurative symbols that indicate places of battles, cities, other important landmarks. The tribes of Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasse are indicated on the land as well. In the lower portion of the map, in the Mediterranean Sea, is a large scene of Jonah being overthrown off the boat where a sea monster (whale) awaits. Another sea monster is to the right of the scene. Blank verso.
Major Collection
Nautical
Named Collection
Allan Forbes Collection

More Details

Materials
Ink, Laid Paper
Measurements
17 3/4 in x 21 3/4 in
Nomenclature
Maps
Classification
Cartography
Item Count
1
Cite This Item
"Tribuum Ephraim, Beniamin, et Dimidiae Manasse intra Iordanem partes occidentales, et partes septenrionales Dan et Iuda", Engraving, 1700. MIT Museum, Cambridge MA. https://collections.mitmuseum.org/object/af-mx-k016/
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