Abrahami patriarchae peregrinatio, et vita

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Material Information

Title:
Abrahami patriarchae peregrinatio, et vita
Uniform Title:
Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Physical Description:
1 map : col. ; 35 x 45 cm.
Scale:
Scale not given.
Language:
Latin
Creator:
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598
Publisher:
Ortelius
Place of Publication:
Antwerp
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Geography -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Bible   ( lcsh )
Maps -- Palestine   ( lcsh )
Early maps -- Palestine -- 1590   ( local )
Bible -- Geography -- Early maps -- 1590   ( local )
Early maps -- Palestine -- 1590   ( local )
Bible -- Geography -- Early maps -- 1590   ( local )
Genre:
single map   ( marcgt )

Notes

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:
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).
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.
General Note:
Nebenzahl#34
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

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:
aleph - 002327581
notis - ALT1197
System ID:
UF00003783:00001

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