"Ancien Plan de l'Isle de Malte, ou S. Paul Aborda apres son Naufrage, Act XXVIII.1", Calmet, Augustin
Subject: Mediterranean - Malta
Period: 1728 (circa)
Publication: Dictionnaire historique…
Color: Hand Color
17 x 11.5 inches
43.2 x 29.2 cm
Very uncommon map of the island of Malta where the Apostle Paul was shipwrecked while being transported to Rome as a prisoner. A small compass rose orients the map with north in the bottom right corner. A large cartouche contains a key listing 33 important sites including St. Paul's Bay, Valetta and the various forts, castles and villages.