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Auction 132, Lot 567

"Bysondere Kaart Vande Vier Groote Monarchien, van Assyrien, Persie, Griekenland, en die der Romeinen", Mortier, Pierre

Subject: Mediterranean and Middle East, Roman Empire

Period: 1704 (published)

Publication: Alle de Werken van Flavius Josephus

Color: Hand Color

27.5 x 11.2 inches
69.9 x 28.4 cm

This uncommon chart of the Roman Empire covers all the Mediterranean and extends into Asia as far as the Indus River. It illustrates the region as described in Flavius Josephus’ history of the Jewish War from AD 66-73. The map is decorated with a military-themed title cartouche. On two joined sheets, as issued.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/2/2010