Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection
Description: Destrvccio Iherosolime, copy 1
Title Translation: Destruction of Jerusalem
Bar Code: 237
Creator: Schedel, Hartmann
Publisher: Koberger, Anton
Region Depicted: Jerusalem
Date Produced: 1493
Date Published: 1493
Historical Context: This dramatic woodcut synopsizes the six destructions of Jerusalem and constitutes one of the earliest obtainable city views. The map shows the Temple of Solomon ablaze and attended by casually conversing onlookers. The Holy Sepulcher and Calvary are along the top. Shown to the right is Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, and pictured to the left is Olivet with Satan and Christ, illustrating The Temptation.
Subjects: Schedel, Hartmann, 1440-1514 · Koberger, Anton, approximately 1440-1513 · Jerusalem · Geography --Pictorial works · Pillage · Maps--Early works to 1800
Source Referenced: 26 x 54 cm., on sheet 46 x 65 cm.
Map Type: Views , Urban , Thematic
Printing Process: Relief
Printing Technique: Wood , Letterpress
Material Type: Paper
Brief Description: Colored panoramic view of the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 A.D. by the Romans.
Physical Description: 1 view: colored, illustrated