Graecia Magna Sive Pars Ultima Italiae. Italy map Cellarius 1796
Title: Graecia Magna Sive Pars Ultima Italiae.
18th-century engraved map of Italy with fine detailed hand coloring.
Map maker 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: Geographia Antiqua London, 1796.
Size: Sheet app.: 38.5 x 35.5 cm. 15 x 10 inches. Image app.: 30.5 x 20 cm. 12 x 8 inches. Condition: Folding map. In excellent condition.