Ortelius’ Map of Southeastern Europe

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Romaniae, (quae olim Thracia dicta) Vicinarumque Regionum, uti Bulgariae, Walachiae, Syrfiae, etc. Descriptio.

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Title

Ortelius’ Southeastern Europe

Mapmaker(s)

ORTELIUS, Abraham

Publisher

Plantin-Moretus

Place of publication

Antwerp

Date of publication

1595

Printed Area Measurements

36.5 x 50 cm

Colour

modern

Full Description

Copper engraving, 36.5 x 50 cm, recent-hand-colour, Latin text on verso. The Lower Danube region and southeastern Europe, extending to the shores of the Black Sea, first published in a 1584 edition of the ‘Theatrum’. Jacob Gastaldi is credited as the source (his two and four-sheet maps of the region appeared in 1559-60).