Iraq interesting old map Babylonia Mesopotamia by Cellarius 1732
Title: Mesopotamia Et Babylonia.
Fluminibus Secundum Veterem Tabulam Buctis.
Iraq early historic map of Babylonia and Mesopotamia (present-day Iraq) copperplate engraved with hand coloring. The earliest mention of the city of Babylon can be found in a clay tablet from the reign of Sargon of Akkad (2334–2279 BC), dating back to the 23rd century BC.
Cartographer/mapmaker: Cartographer Christophorus Cellarius (C. Keller) Christophorus Cellarius (real name: Christoph Keller, (1638 -1707 was professor of rhetoric and history at the newly founded University of Halle.
He promoted through its publications not only the Latin linguistics, but also the science of history.
Size: Passé partout app.: 43 x 33 cm. 17 x 13 inches. Image app.: 31 x 20.5 cm. 12.25 x 8 inches. Condition: Very good.