Mapa Salterio Mundial (mapamundi), 1265 / Este es una de los "grandes" mapas medievales del mundo.

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Psalter World Map, 1265 . considered one of the great medieval world maps, probably a copy of map that adorned King Henry III bed chamber / British Library

Found beneath the floor of an English cathedral, a large calfskin canvas featuring what appeared to be a map of the world. Once recovered and repaired, the map was found to date to 1285. Cities and towns are depicted on the medieval Mappa Mundi, more than 500 ink drawings illustrate biblical events, exotic plants and animals, wild and strange creatures from legends, and dipictions from classical myths. The remarkable artifact remains the largest medieval map still known to exist.

Hereford Mappa Mundi: Legendary Cities, Monstrous Races, and Curious Beasts in a Single World Map

Mappa mundi Vatican Library Ms. Borg. lat. XVI (about 1430), also known as "Tavola di Velletri

Ancient World Maps: "Mappa mundi Borgia" or "Tavola di Velletri" is an engraved world map oriented with south at the top created in the first half of the century (ca. by an unknown author.

I mappamondi medievali possono essere distinti in quattro catogorie: (1) mappamondi zonali o macrobiani (2) mappamondi T-O tripartiti (3) quadripartiti, a seconda che venisse rappresentato o meno l'emisfero meridionale chiamato al tempo antipodi (4) mappamondi complessi. Queste rappresentazioni variavano in grandezza e complessità da piccoli schemi di pochi centimetri a grandi mappe, come ad esempio quello di Hereford (diametro 1,5 metri) o di Ebstorf (3,5 metri di diametro).

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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's bedchamber in Westminster Palace from the mid-1230s. The original colors are intact. Showing east at the top, it is a visual encyclopedia, embracing ancient history, politics, scripture and ethnography as well as geography.

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art

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

The Ebstorf Map, about 1235.

The Ebstorf Map is an example of a mappa mundi (a Medieval European map of the world) similar to the Hereford Map. It was made by Gervase of Ebstorf, who was possibly the same man as Gervase of Tilbury, some time in the thirteenth century.

Frank Bowling : Mappa Mundi (Hardcover)

Frank Bowling : Mappa Mundi (Hardcover)

Hereford Mappa mundi is one of the largest medieval maps at over 5 feet high by 4 feet wide.  Hereford Cathedral c.1300.

The Hereford Mappa Mundi is a mappa mundi, of a form deriving from the T and O pattern, dating to ca. It is currently on display in Hereford Cathedral in Hereford, England. It is the largest medieval map known to still exist.

Map of the world. Mappa Mundi with the earth surrounded by the ocean and including the garden of Eden with Adam and Eve being tempted by the snake; and numerous inscriptions identifying geographical regions and cities.  Origin:	Spain, N.

Map of the world. Mappa Mundi with the earth surrounded by the ocean and including the garden of Eden with Adam and Eve being tempted by the snake; and numerous inscriptions identifying geographical regions and cities. Origin: Spain, N.

The British Isles are shown on their side, with Scotland on the left and the South of England on the right.  Many cathedral cities can be identified as well as Snowdon and the castles of Carnarvon and Conway in Wales.  Hereford is shown as a small town.

The Hereford Map - Mappa Mundi a medieval treasure. It records how thirteenth-century scholars interpreted the world in spiritual as well as geographical terms.

Hereford Mappa Mundi

The Hereford Mappa Mundi detail, showing the circular image of Jerusalem (towards the top left) with the Mediterranean Sea below. Some of the fabulous beasts and monstrous races can be seen on the right.

A detail of the celebrated mandrake root with roots for hair.

The Hereford Mappa Mundi A detail of the celebrated mandrake root with roots for hair.

The Hereford Mappa Mundi c.1300. The Hereford Mappa Mundi is unique in Britain's heritage; an outstanding treasure of the medieval world, it records how thirteenth-century scholars interpreted the world in spiritual as well as geographical terms.

The Hereford Mappa Mundi The Hereford Mappa Mundi is unique in Britain's heritage; an outstanding treasure of the medieval world, it records how thirteenth-century scholars interpreted the world in spiritual as well as geographical terms.

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Hereford Mappa Mundi: Legendary Cities, Monstrous Races, and Curious Beasts in a Single World Map

Hand-painted on calfskin vellum, the Hereford Mappa Mundi is the world’s largest medieval map

The Hereford Mappa Mundi is the largest intact Medieval wall map in the world and its ambition is breathtaking – to picture all of human knowledge in a single image. The work of a team of artists, the world it portrays is overflowing with life,.

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