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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 19 July 2021
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The 1502 Cantino World Map, acquired by Alberto Cantino from a Portuguese original in Lisbon. The map shows the world as then known to Europeans and indicates the line decided by the 1494 treaty of Tordesillas which demarcated two spheres of global influence for Spain and Portugal. (Biblioteca Estensa, Modena, Italy)

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Artist, U. (2021, July 19). Cantino World Map. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14397/cantino-world-map/

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Artist, Unknown. "Cantino World Map." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 19, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14397/cantino-world-map/.

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Artist, Unknown. "Cantino World Map." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Jul 2021. Web. 21 Jul 2024.

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