Collection: Smith Sheet Map Collection

Title: Argonautica

Title Translation: About the Argonauts

Barcode: 1676

Creator: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527 -1598

Publisher: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527 -1598

Publishing Location: Antwerp

Region Depicted: Mediterranean Sea · Mediterranean Region

Date Produced: 1598

Date Published: 1598

Language: Latin

Subjects: Mediterranean Sea · Argonautica (Orphic epic) · Epic poetry, Greek · Mediterranean Region · Classical geography

Map Type: Geographical, Historical

Dimensions: 34 x 50 cm

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Description of map in Latin.

Brief Description: Map shows Mediterranean Sea and parts of Europe and Asia related to the epic poem about Jason and the Argonauts

Physical Description: 1 map: colored (hand-applied, outline)

Insets: Europa, Minoium Pelagus, Propontis

Theme: Dutch Golden Age (17th-18th Century)

Associated Cartouche: Cartouche, 1598, Argonautica

Collection/Donor: Smith

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