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Adrichem - Situs Terrae Promissionis

Adrichem - Situs Terrae Promissionis

Code: 77664

£1,600.00 Approx $2035.62, €1866.98
  • Date: 1593
  • Condition: AA
  • Colour: Uncoloured
  • Size: 103 x 38 cms.

Title: 'Situs Terrae Promissionis SS Bibliorum Intelligentiam Exacte Aperiens: per Christianum Adrichomium Delphum'.

From: Theatrum Terrae Sanctae et biblicarum historiarum cum tabulis geographicis aere expressis.... Publisher/year: Coloniae Agrippinae, in Officina Birckmannica, sumptibus Arnoldi Mylij, 1593.

The key map of the Theatrum Terrae Sanctae, oriented to the east. Shows the whole of Palestine divided into 12 Tribes on both sides of the Jordan, the shore line running from Sidon to Alexandria. The River Cison (Kishon of today) is shown as connecting the Lake of Tiberias with the Mediterranean Sea. There are many nonexistent rivers shown: a river connecting Jerusalem with the Dead Sea. In the Dead Sea four burning cities are shown: Sodoma, Gomorra, Seboim, and Adama.

In very good condition with two small repairs.