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192-Insular Aliquot Aegei Maris
Description: The map resides on the table Insularum aliquot maris Mediterranei descriptio of the atlas Theatro del mondo di Abramo Ortelio, translated in Italian language by Philippo Pigefatta and printed in 1608 in Antwerp by Gio. Battista Urinto. The document was taken from a copper plate engraving and measures 36,5 x 48 cm. It contains the most important islands of the West Mediterranean Sea at that time: Sicile is in the center, Sardinia at the top and Gerba is on the left bottom, Elba in the center below, Corfu at the top and Malta on the right bottom.
Autor: Abramo Ortelio
Place: Anversa
Year: 1589
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