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
Publisher: Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673
Publishing Location: Amsterdam
Date Range: 1629 - 1664
Date Produced: 1629
Date Published: 1664
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
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
Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/462.0001