JERUSALEM


VILLALPANDO, JUAN BAUTISTA / STOOPENDAAL, D., 1702-
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The original version of this imaginary map, made in 1604 by the Jesuit architect and scholar Villalpando, was based on Biblical accounts. In the belief that Solomon's Temple was the symbol of heavenly Jerusalem to come, Villalpando created a detailed pictorial reconstruction and plan of the Temple patterned after the prophet Ezekiel's visionary description. A miniature version of the Temple was placed at the bottom center of the map. Because Villalpando's scholarship was widely respected, his conceptions were accepted and copied for more than a hundred years.

In this late (c.1702) version, a total of sixty Biblical sites have been numbered and identified. Newly added paneled border illustrations portray King Solomon, the high priest, the Tabernacle, the Ark of the Covenant, altars and furnishings of the Temple, and Noah's Ark. At the top center, Solomon's Temple is depicted as a classical revival palace of grandiose and visionary proportions, in contrast to Villalpando's simpler portrayal at the bottom center.

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Map Group Information

Full Atlas Title:

 JERUSALEM

Country/Location:

 Israel, Israel, Jordania, Palestinian Territories, Palestinian Territories

Continent/Location:

 Asia

Publish Date:

 1702-

Publisher:

 VILLALPANDO, JUAN BAUTISTA / STOOPENDAAL, D.

Number Maps in the Atlas:

 2


Source Institution


Osher Map Library Smith Center For Cartographic Education

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