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1712. Genealogie Des Empereurs Mogols Depuis Tamberlan ou Tamerlan . . . [maps of the Empire of the Grand Mogol, Kingdom of Kachemire and 3 indigenous views]

  • Genealogie Des Empereurs Mogols Depuis Tamberlan ou Tamerlan . . . [maps of the Empire of the Grand Mogol, Kingdom of Kachemire and 3 indigenous views]

Genealogie Des Empereurs Mogols Depuis Tamberlan ou Tamerlan . . . [maps of the Empire of the Grand Mogol, Kingdom of Kachemire and 3 indigenous views] information:

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 7443480B
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 1
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 Amsterdam
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Genealogie Des Empereurs Mogols Depuis Tamberlan ou Tamerlan . . . [maps of the Empire of the Grand Mogol, Kingdom of Kachemire and 3 indigenous views]

Interesting pair of maps, Genealogical tree and 3 indigenous views of the Mogol Empire, from Chatelain's Atlas Historique.

The upper maps show the Empire of the Great Mogol and the Kingdom of Kachimere. The center includes a tree showing the Mogol Dynasty, beginning with Tamberlan in 1402 and ending with Ferrog Sier. At the bottom, three engraved views show indigenous scenes of the Mogol Empire, including 2 combatants on Elephants, a scene in the Royal Court, and the custom of Burning the Dead. Includes a detailed explanation in French.

Chatelain's Atlas Historique, published in 7 volumes at the beginning of the 18th Century, was one of the most widely distributed and lavishly illustrated general works of its kind published in the 18th Century. While historical in nature, it includes many topical and up to date maps and a detailed treatment of history, right up to modern times.

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684-1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. Chatelain proved a successful businessman, creating lucrative networks in London, The Hague, and then Amsterdam. He is most well known for the Atlas Historique, published in seven volumes between 1705 and 1720. This encyclopedic work was devoted to the history and genealogy of the continents, discussing such topics as geography, cosmography, topography, heraldry, and ethnography. Published thanks to a partnership between Henri, his father, Zacharie, and his younger brother, also Zacharie, the text was contributed to by Nicolas Gueudeville, a French geographer. The maps were by Henri, largely after the work of Guillaume Delisle, and they offered the general reader a window into the emerging world of the eighteenth century.


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Size:
6162x5526 px
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7443480B
Number of pages:
1
Place:
Amsterdam
Author:
Henri Chatelain.
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