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Antique map of Holy Land by Bünting H.

Item number:22640
Category:Antique maps > asia > Holy Land
Price: 300 Euro ($336 / £264)
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Taffel des Heiligen Landes zu dem Newen Testament dienlich. - Bünting H., 1582.


Map of the Holy Land for the understanding of the New Testament. Shows Palestine on both sides of the Jordan at the time of Jesus, divided into Galilee, Samaria and Judea.

Woodcut
Size: 26.5 x 19.5cm (10.3 x 7.6 inches)
Condition: Short right margin.
Condition Rating: A
References: Laor, 143.

From: Itinerarium Sacrae Scriptura . . . Helmstadt, Jacobus Lucius, 1582.

This is one of ten maps in Bünting's Itinerarium, in which the author, a theological commentator, rewrote the Bible as an illustrated travel book. Other maps in the series bear out his imaginative approach to cartography, which pictures the World in the form of a cloverleaf, Europe as the Queen of the World, and Asia as Pegasus.

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