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epitome of Ortelius, his Theatre of the vvorld

Abraham Ortelius

epitome of Ortelius, his Theatre of the vvorld

vvherein the principal regions of the earth are described in smalle mappes. VVith a brief declaration annexed to ech [sic] mappe. And donne in more exact manner, then the lyke declarations in Latin, French, or other languages. It is also amplyfied with new mappes wanting in the Latin editions.

by Abraham Ortelius

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Published by Printed by I. Norton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atlases -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Geography -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    GenreEarly works to 1800
    ContributionsOrtelius, Abraham, 1527-1598.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4], 110, [3], 13, [1] leaves.
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20643054M

    Abraham Ortelius is a key figure in the history of human knowledge. He is known as the inventor of the atlas - a book bringing maps together in one forma. For me, tugging through Brotton’s book was worth it. I am not sure what readers will most enjoy his book. The central thesis of A History of the World in 12 maps is that maps, and especially world maps are heavily reflective of the times and purposes of the both the Cited by: 7.


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More: Epitome of the Theatre of the World by Abraham Ortelius, The first collection of maps of the world, Epitome of the Theatre of the World (), was produced by Mercator’s contemporary, the Belgian cartographer Abraham Ortelius.

From Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases, NYPL. Abraham Ortelius his epitome of the Theater of the worlde nowe latlye, since the Latine Italian, Spanishe, and Frenche editions, renewed and augmented, the mappes all newe grauen according to geographicall measure.

The first collection of maps of the world, Epitome of the Theatre of the World (), was produced by Mercator’s contemporary, the Belgian cartographer Abraham Ortelius. From Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases, NYPL. Ortelius, Abraham. An epitome of Ortelius his Theater of the vvorld, vvherein the principal regions of the earth are descrived in smalle mappes.

VVith a brief declaration annexed to ech mappe. And donne in more exact manner, then lyke declarations in Latin, French, or other languages. Abraham Ortelius his epitome of the theater of the worlde [Title page] Names Ortelius, Abraham () (Cartographer) Coignet, Michel () (Editor) Shawe, James (Publisher) Collection.

Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases. Atlases. Abraham Ortelius his epitome of the theater of the worlde.

Abraham Ortelius’s Theatrum Orbis Terrarum () became the most popular atlas of the sixteenth century and was translated into various European languages. It spawned the pocket atlas, or Epitome in which the maps were accompanied by text that offered pithy descriptions of different regions, rather like George Abbot’s survey of world cultures (also in this volume).Author: Ania Loomba, Jonathan Burton.

Ortelius' 'Epitome' was the earliest world atlas to be published with English text accompanying it, with the editions of Pieter Heyns and Michiel Coignet in and respectively. It had more maps than any other edition of Ortelius, whether before or after.

Abraham Ortelius (/ ɔːr ˈ t iː l i ə s /; also Ortels, Orthellius, Wortels; 14 April – 28 June ) was a Brabantian cartographer and geographer, conventionally recognized as the creator of the first modern atlas, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Theatre of the World).Ortelius is often considered one of the founders of the Netherlandish school of cartography and one of the most Born: 14 AprilAntwerp, Habsburg Netherlands.

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Ptolemaeus, A. Ortelius, Braun & Hogenberg, G. Mercator, W. & J. Blaeu, N. Visscher, and a wide range of old illustrated books and a fine collection of. Addeddate Call number Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II External-identifier urn:oclc:record Foldout_secondsPages: An epitome of Ortelius his Theater of the vvorld, vvherein the principal regions of the earth are descrived in smalle mappes.

VVith a brief declaration annexed to ech mappe. And donne in more exact manner, then lyke declarations in His Theatre of the vvorld book, French, or other languages.

It is also amplyfied with new mappes wanting in the Latin editions. [Abraham Ortelius]. epitome of Ortelius Abraham Ortelius, Flemish Abraham Ortels or Abraham Wortels, (born ApAntwerp [Belgium]—died July 4,Antwerp), Flemish cartographer and dealer in maps, books, and antiquities, who published the first modern atlas, Theatrum orbis terrarum (; “Theatre of.

[Abraham Ortelius his Epitome of the theatre of the worlde ], lacks title, engraved maps, light dampstaining on lower fore-corners, map of Anglia inserted from another copy, tear to lower margin on F2 (not affecting map), Q6 vignette pasted down on inner upper cover with ownership inscription of John Howard (), contemporary vellum, soiled and rubbed [Koeman III Ort 65; Phillips.

Abraham Ortelius, his epitome of the theater of the world: Now latelye, since the Latine, Italian, Spanishe, and Frenche editions, reniued and augmented, the mappes all newe graven Ortelius, Abraham, An epitome of Ortelius his Theater of the vvorld, vvherein the principal regions of the earth are descrived in smalle mappes.

VVith a brief declaration annexed to ech mappe. And donne in more exact manner, then lyke declarations in Latin, French, or other languages. It is also amplyfied with new mappes wanting in the Latin editions.

Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. The Theatre of the Whole World: Set Fourth by That Excellent Geographer Abraham Ortelius. Author ORTELIUS, Abraham Publication   ORTELIUS, Abraham ().

An Epitome of Ortelius His Theatre of the World amlyfied with new Mappes wanting in the Latin editions. [Antwerp]: typis H. Swingenii [for] John Norton, London, [?]. 2 parts in one volume, small oblong 8° (xmm). Later it was re-flagged and renamed after the Dutch/Flemish cartographer Abraham Ortelius ( – ), who in published the first modern world atlas: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum or Theater of the World.

At that time his atlas was the most expensive book ever printed. Ortelius is classed by Lloyd’s Register in London and flies the Dutch flag. The first edition of the "Epitome" ina reduced format atlas, with miniature maps of Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum is believed to have been the initiative of the engraver Phillip Galle who asked Peter Heyns to write the text.

Ortelius had fled to England in having taken refuge there from Spanish oppression, and may have been unaware of the plan of his two friends. Media in category "Abraham Ortelius his epitome of the theater of the worlde (NYPL collection)" The following files are in this category, out of total.

More than years ago, it was on when the world's first modern atlas titled "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" (Theatre of the world) was published. Today's Google Doodle remembers the man. The Flemish scholar and geographer Abraham Ortelius (–98) published the first edition of his Theatrum orbis terrarum (Theater of the world) in Containing 53 maps, each with a detailed commentary, it is considered the first true atlas in the modern sense: a collection of uniform map sheets and accompanying text bound to form a book for which copper printing plates were specifically.

Flemish cartographer (Latin), Flemish Abraham Ortels, or Wortels born ApAntwerp [Belgium] died July 4,Antwerp Flemish cartographer and dealer in maps, books, and antiquities, who published the first modern atlas,&#.

Ortelius's Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Theatre of the World) is considered the first true atlas in the modern sense: a collection of uniform map sheets and sustaining text bound to form a book for which copper printing plates were specifically engraved.

The Ortelius atlas is sometimes referred to as the summary of sixteenth-century cartography. In Ortelius produced his most famous work, Theatrum orbis terrarum (Epitome of the Theater of the Worlde).

A compilation of all the geographical research undertaken up to that point, the Theatrum orbis terrarum is considered by many scholars to be the first modern world atlas. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, or Theatre of the World, was a novel concept in the late 16th century: a book of maps, all the same size, organized geographically.

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Google celebrated this day and its creator, Abraham Ortelius. Abraham Ortelius () The maker of the 'first atlas,' the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (), was born on 4 April into an old Antwerp family. He learned Latin and studied Greek and mathematics. Abraham and his sisters Anne and Elizabeth, took up map colouring.

Abraham Ortelius was born in Antwerp, modern-day Belgium, inand was raised by his uncle following his father's death. He initially worked as a map-engraver in his.

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Typus Orbis Terrarum. This hand-colored, engraved map of the world is from the original Latin edition of Abraham Ortelius's Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (), which is considered the first modern atlas.

Ortelius was a Flemish scholar and geographer, and this map was based on an earlier work by his colleague, cartographer Gerard Mercator. The book was unique for its collection of maps organized geographically, but this concept would later become the standard for developing atlases.

Abraham Ortelius World MapAuthor: Mary Von Aue. Second Italian edition of this pocket version of the "Theater of the World" of the famous Abraham Ortelius () who was named the "Ptolemy of his time". Ortelius began his career as an engraver and map colorist at the publisher Plantin, and then began signing his own production of new atlases, supported by the great Gerardus Mercator.

Relief shown pictorially. Colophon: 20 Mai Catalogus auctorum includes 87 names. T.p. verso blank. Includes 53 map sheets, with descriptive text on verso. Staining from pigment on facing pages. Blank leaves inserted between map sheets.

Front cover displays the name and arms of Jean, comte de Hoya, bishop of Münster and Osnabrück (). Phillips, Koeman, C. Atlantes Neerlandici. Google Doodle celebrates Abraham Ortelius' atlas. The Flemish cartographer was the first to suggest the world's continents were joined together before drifting apart.

Ortelius published the first modern atlas, known as the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, which translates to Theatre of the World, on “Flipping through the pages, you may also notice a Nationality: Belgian. found: Wikipedia, 6 August (Abraham Ortelius; also Ortels, Orthellius, Wortels; Brabantian cartographer and geographer, conventionally recognized as the creator of first modern atlas, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Theatre of the World); born 14 April (Old Style 4 April) in Antwerp, which was then in Habsburg Netherlands (modern-day Belgium); Orthellius family originally from Augsburg; met.

Ortelius drew upon the work of 89 cartographers to create 69 uncolored maps. The resulting Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Theater of the World) has a Author: Lorraine Berry. Celebrating Abraham Ortelius. Long before we were able to map the world and put it online, Abraham Ortelius made a lasting impact by collecting the latest information (Theatre of the World.

: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. The Theatre of the Whole World.: 2 parts in one volume. Folio (18 x 12 inches). 2 hand-colored engraved title-pages, arms of James I, epitaph, portrait, small globe on final verso, and (of ) hand-colored double-page engraved maps, some HEIGHTENED IN GOLD, the "Life" of Ortelius here bound after the dedication (without 4 maps.

The author, Abraham Ortelius, was a Flemish cartographer and geographer, generally recognised as the creator of the first modern atlas, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Theatre of the World). He is also believed to be the first person to imagine that the continents were joined together before drifting to their present positions.

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