Seekarte des Iehuda ben Zara

Title:
Seekarte des Iehuda ben Zara
Library:
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Language:
Italian Catalan
City:
CITTA DEL VATICANO (VATICAN CITY, Vatikanstadt)
Shelf Mark:
Ms. Borgiano VII
Origin:
Alexandria
Dimensions:
one parchment sheet -- ca. 925 x 670 mm. + “neck”
Date Description:
1497
Author:
Iehuda ben Zara
Content:
Portolan map emphasizing the mediterranean area
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
Portolan map -- cities -- mountain ranges -- red sea -- animals -- tents -- flags -- winds -- windrose -- mythical islands --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Jumbo G 3200 1497 .A23 1983 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete full-size color reproduction of the entire map --
Series:
Codices e Vaticanis selecti quam simillime expressi iussu Ioannis Pauli PP II concilio et opera curatorum Bibliothecae Vaticanae
Publication Date:
1983
Place of Publication:
Zürich, Switzerland
Publisher:
Belser Verlag
Notes:
Map. Scrolled.
Type of Text:
geographical, map, Portolan map, scientific, secular