THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM


THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM


ORTELIUS, ABRAHAM, 1595
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A 1595 edition of what is widely considered the first modern atlas. The Latin title translates to "Theater of the World" - an apt description for such a beautiful and historic book. For comparison our Rare Book Library also contains the first edition of this atlas published in 1570.

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Map Group Information

Full Atlas Title:

 THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM

Country/Location:

 Afganistan, Algeria, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Congo, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Egypt, EgyptIsrael, Finland, FloridaIreland, France, FranceBelgium, Georgia, Germany, GermanyFrance, GermanyGermany, GermanyGermanyCzech RepublicCzech Republic, GermanyNetherlandsGermany, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, ItalyArmenia, ItalyGreece, ItalyGreeceGreece, Jamaica, Japan, Jordania, Kazakhstan, Krygyzstan, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, LebanonEgyptLybia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, LuxemburgBelgium, Lybia, LybiaCyprus, LybiaIsraelAlbania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, MoroccoBelgium, Myanmar, Netherlands, NetherlandsAustria, NetherlandsBelgium, NetherlandsDenmark, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Philippines, Poland, PolandAustriaAustria, PolandBulgaria, Portugal, Puerto RicoUnited States, Quatar, Romania, RomaniaDenmark, Russia, RussiaEstonia, Saudi Arabia, Saudi ArabiaAlbania, Serbia, SerbiaItalyFrance, SlovakiaBulgaria, SlovakiaRomaniaLithuania, Slovenia, SloveniaBosnia & Herzegovina, SloveniaCroatia, SloveniaFrance, SloveniaHungaryAustria, South KoreaBangladesh, SpainCuba, SpainFranceAustria, Sri LankaIran, Sweden, Switzerland, SwitzerlandAlbania, SwitzerlandBelgium, SwitzerlandBosnia & Herzegovina, SwitzerlandSwitzerlandAustria, Syria, TunisiaAlbania, TunisiaAlgeria, TunisiaAngola, TunisiaTurkey, Turkey, TurkeyBosnia & Herzegovina, TurkeyBulgaria, Turkmenistan, UkraineFrance, UkrainePoland, UkraineRussia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United KingdomIcelandBelarus, United KingdomUnited KingdomIrelandPortugalPortugal, Uzbekistan, UzbekistanCambodia, VietnamChina, Yemen

Continent/Location:

 

Publish Date:

 1595

Publisher:

 ORTELIUS, ABRAHAM

Number Maps in the Atlas:

 2


Source Institution


Osher Map Library Smith Center For Cartographic Education

Souce Media

Original Document