Title: Abrahai patriarchae peregrinatio, et vita
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00001633/00001
 Material Information
Title: Abrahai patriarchae peregrinatio, et vita
Physical Description: 1 map : col. ; 35 x 45 cm.
Language: Latin
Creator: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598
Publisher: Ortelius
Place of Publication: Antwerp
Publication Date: 1586
Subject: Maps -- Palestine   ( lcsh )
Maps -- Palestine -- 1590   ( local )
Genre: single map   ( marcgt )
Maps   ( lcsh )
Polygon: 34.0478047278718 x 32.32177734375, 34.0478047278718 x 35.9033203125, 30.0450046641178 x 35.9033203125, 30.0450046641178 x 32.32177734375 ( Map Coverage )
Summary: Although the date 1586 appears in a Latin phrase on the map proper, it was printed in the fourth edition of Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (1590).
Citation/Reference: Karrow.
Citation/Reference: Laor,
General Note: The map depicts the "wanderings of Abraham the Patriarch and his life".
General Note: It shows the Land of Canaan including names and borders of ancient tribal lands.
General Note: The Dead Sea does not appear on the map as the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha have not yet been destroyed and are located on the map.
General Note: The map was drawn to resemble a colorful and richly-decorated Flemish wall tapestry.
General Note: It is surrounded by 22 medallions depicting scenes from Abraham's life.
General Note: Latin words at the top and bottom of the "tapestry" quote from the twelfth chapter of Genesis.
General Note: With the elaborate cartouche, medallions, and scroll work it is one of the most beautiful maps drawn by Ortelius, and it is one of the most often reporduced maps of the Holy Land.
General Note: From the Holy Land Map Collection donated by Dr. James and Adina Simmons in memory of their parents.
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Florida Heritage Project of the State University Libraries of Florida, the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00001633
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved, Board of Trustees of the University of Florida.
Resource Identifier: notis - AAA4203

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