1710 – J. B. Homann – Iudaea seu Palaestina


Title:           “Iudaea seu Palaestina ob sacratissima Redemtoris vestigia hodie dicta Terra Sancta prout olim in Duodecim Tribus Divisa separatis ab invicem Regnis Iuda et Israel…”


Very decorative map of the Holy Land based on Sanson’s cartography. It presents the region divided into twelve tribes of Israel. The large title cartouche at upper left shows Moses receiving the Tablets of the Law on Mount Sinai. At bottom right corner, a small inset map delineating the Exodus, Moses and Aaron standing nearby.

Comes from Johann Baptist Homann atlas “Grosser Atlas über die ganze Welt…” published in Nürnberg, 1710.

Cartographer:   Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724)
Sheet size:             60,7 x 51,0 cm
Year:                        1710
Technique:            copper engraving

Good condition. Few tiny marginal repairs. Small lower loss in middlefold repaired too. Contemporary coloring. Paper with original watermark.

This is an original antique map published in 1710 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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