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Sarmatia in classical antiquity old map by Cellarius 1731



Title: Sarmati.

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Sarmatia in classical antiquity old map by Cellarius 1731

Title: Sarmati.

Old map of the Black and Caspian sea area in classical antiquity,
Vignette with Pegasus and springs, Apollo and the Muses.
18th-century original engraved map with fine detailed coloring by hand.

Mapmaker: Christophorous Cellarius (1638-1707)
A professor of Geography who held postions in Weimar and Halle Germany. Although the Ancient-Medieval-Modern division of history was used earlier by
Italian Renaissance scholars Leonardo Bruni and Flavio Biondo, Cellarius' ''Universal History Divided into an Ancient, Medieval, and New Period'' helped popularize it.

Origin: Notitia Orbis Antiqui, Sive Geographia Plenior…

Size: Sheet app.: 35.5 x 24 cm. 14 x 9.5 inches.
Image app.: 30.5 x 20 cm. 12 x 8 inches.
Condition: Very good, faint browning in centre fold. Washed and deacidified.