[Map of Europe as queen]

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Map shows a stylized Europe in the form of a woman. [Spain] is her head and [Gaul], [Germany], [Denmark], [Poland], [Hungary], [Greece], [Bulgaria], [Macedonia], and Scythia are the remainder of her body. Europe is shown surrounded by Africa, [England], [Scotland], [Scandinavia], and Asia. Includes text in lower margin. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

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1 map : col. ; 26 x 17 cm.

Creation Information

Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552 [1550..1570].

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Description

Map shows a stylized Europe in the form of a woman. [Spain] is her head and [Gaul], [Germany], [Denmark], [Poland], [Hungary], [Greece], [Bulgaria], [Macedonia], and Scythia are the remainder of her body. Europe is shown surrounded by Africa, [England], [Scotland], [Scandinavia], and Asia. Includes text in lower margin. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 26 x 17 cm.

Notes

Attributed to Sebastian Munster. In left upper margin: "54." On verso: "53," "Das Ander Buch der Cosmographen..." [text in German].

Published in Basel.

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

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  • [1550..1570]

Start & End Dates

  • 1550 - 1570

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 16, 2011, 5:05 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 3, 2014, 5:46 p.m.

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Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552. [Map of Europe as queen], map, [1550..1570]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth190462/: accessed June 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.