Ptolemy's Map of the World

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by  Donnus Nicholas Germanus
published on 06 September 2023
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The map of the world created by the astronomer and geographer Claudius Ptolemy (c. 100 - c. 170 CE). From a 15th-century book by Leinhart Holle. Made by the German cartographer Donnus Nicholas Germanus.

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Germanus,  . N. (2023, September 06). Ptolemy's Map of the World. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17886/ptolemys-map-of-the-world/

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Germanus,  Donnus Nicholas. "Ptolemy's Map of the World." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 06, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17886/ptolemys-map-of-the-world/.

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Germanus,  Donnus Nicholas. "Ptolemy's Map of the World." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Sep 2023. Web. 16 Apr 2024.

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