Terra Sancta quae in Sacris Terra Promissionis olim Palestina

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: Terra Sancta quae in Sacris Terra Promissionis olim Palestina

Title Translation: Holy Land which is the sacred Promised Land once known as Palestine

Barcode: 462

Creator: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638, Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612

Publisher: Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673

Publishing Location: Amsterdam

Region Depicted: Holy Land · Palestine · Lebanon · Syria · Jordan · Israel · Sinai, Egypt

Date Range: 1629 - 1664

Date Produced: 1629

Date Published: 1664

Language: Dutch

Historical Context: Willem Blaeu acquired the copperplates of the atlas maps engraved and published by Jodocus Hondius, Jr. and published 34 of them in 1630 as part of his first atlas. This map is also part of the Atlas Maior published by Joan Blaeu in 1664-65, vol. 9 Dutch edition.

Subjects: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638 · Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612 · Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673 · Holy Land · Palestine · Lebanon · Syria · Jordan · Sinai (Egypt) · Israel · Nile River Delta (Egypt) · Judaism · Maps--Early works to 1800 · Bible --Geography

Map Type: Geographical, Political, Historical, Thematic

Dimensions: 38 x 50 cm. on sheet 56 x 66 cm.

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Verso: Text in Dutch. Note below title: "Amstelodami Ex officina Guiljelmi Blaeuw 1629".

Brief Description: Map of the Holy Land showing the area between the Nile River delta to Lebanon. The map includes places related to the bible including the encampment of the Israelites and the parting of the Dead Sea by Moses

Physical Description: 1 map: colored, illustrated

Theme: The Holy Land

Associated Cartouche: Cartouche, 1629, Terra Sancta quae in Sacris Terra Promissionis olim Palestina

Associated Map Imagery: Sea Monster 1, 1664, Terra Sancta quae in Sacris Terra Promissionis olim Palestina, Sea Monster 2, 1664, Terra Sancta quae in Sacris Terra Promissionis olim Palestina, Sea Monster Attacking a Ship, 1664, Terra Sancta quae in Sacris Terra Promissionis olim Palestina

Collection/Donor: Osher

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/462.0001