Gallia Lugdunensis - Antique Map of Roman France (1648)
Gallia Lugdunensis, a province of the Roman Empire and part of the "Three Gauls." This antique map, created by Philippe Briet in 1648, beautifully showcases the extent of this region from Lugdunum to Brittany and the Atlantic Ocean.
French Gallia Lugdunensis antique map Briet Philippe 1648
Title: Gallia Lugdunensis
Description: Explore a captivating antique map depicting Gallia Lugdunensis, a province of the Roman Empire and part of the "Three Gauls" known as the Gallia Comata. This early map showcases the region's extent from the capital city of Lugdunum (modern Lyon) northwestward, encompassing the land between the Seine and Loire rivers, Brittany, and the Atlantic Ocean.
Created by Philippe Briet in 1648, this copperplate engraved map with hand coloring offers a fascinating glimpse into the historical geography of France in the Roman Empire.
Size: Sheet app.: 29 x 18 cm. 11.4 x 6.9 inches. Image app.: 26.5 x 14.3 cm. 10.5 x 5.6 inches. Condition: Nice map with small restorations (not prominently visible).