Typvs Orbis Terrarvm

Collection: Osher Collection

Name: Typvs Orbis Terrarvm


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Notes: Note above neatline: "Franciscus Hogenbergus Sculpsit". Quote from Cicero at the bottom the map: "Quid ei potest videri magnum in rebus humanis cui asternitas omnis, totiusque mundi nota sit magnitudo. Cicero:" (For what human affairs can seem important to a man who keeps all eternity before his eyes and knows the vastness of the universe?) Verso: Latin text titled "Orbis Terrarum."

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Dimensions: H 34 x W 51 cm. on sheet H 37 x W 52 cm.

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Historical Context: Map of the whole World, including the southern or Antarctic continent which is labeled "Terra Australis Nondum Cognita" (Southern land not yet known)

LC Call Number: G3200 1570 .O7

OCLC: 830862989



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