Asiae Nova Descriptio

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: Asiae Nova Descriptio

Title Translation: New description of Asia

Barcode: 304

Creator: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527 -1598

Publisher: Rade, Gilles van den

Publishing Location: Antwerp

Region Depicted: Horn of Africa · Egypt · Djibouti · Somalia · Ethiopia · Eritrea · Arabian Peninsula · Bahrain · Kuwait · Oman · Qatar · Saudi Arabia · United Arab Emirates · Yemen · Turkey · Russia · Middle East · Georgia (Country) · Azerbaijan · Israel · Palestine · Jordan · Syria · Iraq · Lebanon · Iran · Kazakhstan · Uzbekistan · Kyrgyzstan · Turkmenistan · Tajikistan · Afghanistan · Pakistan · India · Nepal · Bhutan · Bangladesh · Burma · China · Mongolia · Laos · Thailand · Cambodia · Vietnam · Korea · Japan · Taiwan · Sri Lanka · Indonesia · Malaysia · Philippines · Asia · South Asia · Southeast Asia · Sudan · Ukraine

Date Produced: 1575

Date Published: 1575

Language: Italian

Subjects: Horn of Africa · Arabian Peninsula · Middle East · Asia · Rade, Gilles van den, approximately 1541- · Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598 · Maps--Early works to 1800

Map Type: Geographical, Political

Dimensions: 38 x 49 cm.

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Verso description in Italian

Brief Description: Map of Asia from the Mediterranean Sea to the Pacific Ocean, including the Horn of Africa

Physical Description: 1 map: colored

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

Associated Cartouche: Cartouche, 1575, Asiae Nova Descriptio

Associated Map Imagery: Ships, 1575, Asiae Nova Descriptio

Collection/Donor: Osher

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/304.0001