"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.