Merians’ Map of Chios

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Famosae in. Archipelago, Chius hodie Scio Insulae, victricibus nuper Venetorum classe et armis Turcarum imperio ereptae, nec non aliarum adjacentium insularum Metelino et Samos nova delineatio.

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Copper engraving, 21.5 x 30.5 cm, black and white, blank verso. Map of Chios, originally drawn by David Funck and also published by Homann; this version published by Merian’s heirs in the Theatrum Europaeum. The title refers to the brief Venetian occupation of 1694-95, during the Morean War. Zacharakis, Printed Maps of Greece, 2295/1513.

Title

Merians’ Map of Chios

Mapmaker(s)

MERIAN, Matthaeus

Engraver(s)

FUNCK, David

Place of publication

Frankfurt

Date of publication

1702

Colour

black and white

Printed Area Measurements

21.5 x 30.5 cm