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1497. [Facsimile - 15th Century Portolan Sea Chart] Portolan des Iehuda ben Zara

  • [Facsimile - 15th Century Portolan Sea Chart] Portolan des Iehuda ben Zara
  • [Facsimile - 15th Century Portolan Sea Chart] Portolan des Iehuda ben Zara

[Facsimile - 15th Century Portolan Sea Chart] Portolan des Iehuda ben Zara information:

Year of creation: 
Resolution size (pixels): 
 25228x15930 px
Disk Size: 
 177.214MiB
Number of pages: 
 2
Place: 
 Zurich
Author: 

Print information. Print size (Width x height in inches):
Printing at 72 dpi 
  350.39 х 221.25
Printing at 150 dpi 
 168.19 х 106.2
Printing at 300 dpi 
 84.09 х 53.1

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[Facsimile - 15th Century Portolan Sea Chart] Portolan des Iehuda ben Zara

Impressive modern facsimile of the Iehuda Ben Zara portolan of the Mediterranean from 1497.

The beautiful chart extends from the British Isles in the northwest to the Red Sea in the southeast and depicts all of the Mediterranean with the exception of the coasts of modern-day Israel, Lebanon, and Syria.

The Iehuda Ben Zara map is in the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana and is also known as Borgiano VII.

According to the facsimile publishers, the Iehuda Ben Zara chart is the largest portolan chart known to exist. However, we cannot confirm this claim.


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Item information:

Year of creation:
Size:
25228x15930 px
Disk:
177.214MiB
Number of pages:
2
Place:
Zurich
Author:
Iehuda Ben Zara.
$21.99

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