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Johannes Janssonius


The mythical empire of Prester John, situated roughly where Ethiopia is today, has haunted ancient cartography since the beginning. This regional map was published in an atlas by Johannes Janssonius in 1636 of which this is a German edition of the same year – see the verso text in the next image.

Place of production

the Netherlands > Amsterdam


Map size: 38,6 cm x 49,5 cm / Paper size: 49,8 cm x 56,8 cm

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