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Nautical Atlas of the World by Battista Agnese, circa 1540-1550

Au coeur des cartes

Titre Série

Au coeur des cartes

Numéro de notice

6864

Durée

00:04:37

Année de production

2019

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Sonore

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FERLITA Céline

Résumé

This beautifully designed portolan atlas made in Venice is generally ascribed to Battista Agnese and dated to the 1540s. It charts the entire world then explored by Europeans with Europe, Asia, Africa, and much of the Americas, as well as the routes of the great Portuguese and Spanish explorers. Battista Agnese's atlas is a celebration of the European explorations of the world as viewed from Venice.

A map kept at the French national library BnF (Bibliothèque nationale de France), Manuscripts Department, Latin shelf mark number 18249.
View this document in the digital Gallica library:
https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b550024823

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