"[Holy Land]", Munster, Sebastian
Subject: Holy Land
Period: 1582 (circa)
Publication: Cosmographiae Universalis
Color: Hand Color
6.5 x 10.25 inches
16.5 x 26 cm
This is a graphic woodblock map of the Holy Land covering from southern Turkey to the Nile Delta and prominently including Cyprus . The River Jordan has two sources according to the medieval conception, with the name of the river composed from the two names: Jor and Dan. There are two inset panels of German text. German text on verso.
References: Laor #528D.