Found beneath the floor of an English cathedral, a large calfskin canvas featuring what appeared to be a map of the world. Once recovered and repaired, the map was found to date to 1285. Cities and towns are depicted on the medieval Mappa Mundi, more than 500 ink drawings illustrate biblical events, exotic plants and animals, wild and strange creatures from legends, and dipictions from classical myths. The remarkable artifact remains the largest medieval map still known to exist.

Found beneath the floor of an English cathedral, a large calfskin canvas featuring what appeared to be a map of the world. Once recovered and repaired, the map was found to date to 1285. Cities and towns are depicted on the medieval Mappa Mundi, more than 500 ink drawings illustrate biblical events, exotic plants and animals, wild and strange creatures from legends, and dipictions from classical myths. The remarkable artifact remains the largest medieval map still known to exist.

Psalter World Map (mappa mundi), 1265 / This is one of the ‘great’ medieval world maps. At Burns & Co., we create rare historical art produced from prints, photographs, manuscripts, ancient texts, & reliefs. Visit: https://www.pinterest.com/BurnsCoGallery/ or call (888) 266-9385.

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Psalter World Map (mappa mundi), 1265 / This is one of the ‘great’ medieval world maps. At Burns & Co., we create rare historical art produced from prints, photographs, manuscripts, ancient texts, & reliefs. Visit: https://www.pinterest.com/BurnsCoGallery/ or call (888) 266-9385.

The Hereford Mappa Mundi is a mappa mundi, of a form deriving from the T and O pattern, dating to ca. 1300. It is currently on display in Hereford Cathedral in Hereford, England. It is the largest medieval map known to still exist.

The Hereford Mappa Mundi is a mappa mundi, of a form deriving from the T and O pattern, dating to ca. 1300. It is currently on display in Hereford Cathedral in Hereford, England. It is the largest medieval map known to still exist.

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Ok, it's a futuristic map rather than an historic one but it's very cool.  British Isles in 2100 by The9988

Ok, it's a futuristic map rather than an historic one but it's very cool. British Isles in 2100 by The9988

Hereford Mappa Mundi - the largest intact Medieval wall map in the world and its ambition is breathtaking – to picture all of human knowledge in a single image. The work of a team of artists, the world it portrays is overflowing with life, featuring Classical and Biblical history, contemporary buildings and events, animals and plants from across the globe, and the infamous ‘monstrous races’ which were believed to inhabit the remotest corners of the Earth.

Hereford Mappa Mundi - the largest intact Medieval wall map in the world and its ambition is breathtaking – to picture all of human knowledge in a single image. The work of a team of artists, the world it portrays is overflowing with life, featuring Classical and Biblical history, contemporary buildings and events, animals and plants from across the globe, and the infamous ‘monstrous races’ which were believed to inhabit the remotest corners of the Earth.

Phantastische Tierwesen und wo sie zu finden sind - Mappa Mundi  - Poster - Querformat - 61 x 91,5 cm - 150gsm  Fans des 2016er Kinofilms „Phantastische Tierwesen und wo sie zu finden sind“ kennen sie natürlich ganz genau: die Mappa Mundi. Wenn sie Dich fasziniert, hängst Du sie Dir als 150 g/m²-Poster an die Wand oder Tür. Dieses Poster kommt im Querformat und in der Größe 61 x 91,5 Zentimeter zu Dir. Im Stile einer mittelalterlichen Weltkarte gehalten!

Mappa Mundi

Phantastische Tierwesen und wo sie zu finden sind - Mappa Mundi - Poster - Querformat - 61 x 91,5 cm - 150gsm Fans des 2016er Kinofilms „Phantastische Tierwesen und wo sie zu finden sind“ kennen sie natürlich ganz genau: die Mappa Mundi. Wenn sie Dich fasziniert, hängst Du sie Dir als 150 g/m²-Poster an die Wand oder Tür. Dieses Poster kommt im Querformat und in der Größe 61 x 91,5 Zentimeter zu Dir. Im Stile einer mittelalterlichen Weltkarte gehalten!

Push Pin Travel World Map Art - Colored Countries Watercolor World Map | Extra Large Wall Art Canvas Print

Push Pin Travel World Map Art - Colored Countries Watercolor World Map Canvas Art, Countries World Map Art Print No:038

Push Pin Travel World Map Art - Colored Countries Watercolor World Map | Extra Large Wall Art Canvas Print

Very interesting. I've seen the Psalter world map before (mappa mundi) from 1265. It deals less with accurate geography than it does with politics, ethnography, and the Bible. At the center of the map is Jerusalem.

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Very interesting. I've seen the Psalter world map before (mappa mundi) from 1265. It deals less with accurate geography than it does with politics, ethnography, and the Bible. At the center of the map is Jerusalem.

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