Janssonius’ Map of the Black Sea in Classical Antiquity

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Title

Janssonius’ Map of the Black Sea in Classical Antiquity

Mapmaker(s)

Janssonius, Joannes

Engraver(s)

KEERE, Pieter van den

Place of publication

Amsterdam

Date of publication

c.1660

Colour

modern

Printed Area Measurements

37.5 c 48.5 cm

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Copper engraving, 37.5 x 48.5 cms, recent hand-colour, closed split at foot of centrefold, blank verso. Engraved by Pieter van den Keere for Janssonius, this map of the Black Sea region in classical antiquity closely follows the maps which Ortelius engraved for the Parergon, his atlas of the ancient world.