EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Ancient Rome, Italy (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Pianta delle vestigia di Roma, secondo le osservazioni di Antonio de Romanis, ach. e socio dell' accad. di archeol. e di Antonio Nibby profess. di archeologia nell Vniv. di Roma e Socio della Stessa Accademia dallo stesso corretta ed amliata seconodo le vltime scoperte. data in lvce da Venanzio Monaldini Libraio L Anno MDCCCXXVI; Gio Acquaroni dis. e inc. It was published by presso Veanzio Monaldini ... con approvazione e privilegio Pontificio in 1826. Scale [ca. 1:8,769]. Covers area including portion of the modern city of Rome and Vatican City. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the "European Datum 1950 UTM Zone 33N" coordinate system. All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, index maps, legends, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features of Ancient Rome such as roads, drainage, selected buildings, city walls, gates, and fortifications, arches, and sepulchres. Relief is shown by hachures. Includes index, notes, and insets showing floor plans of selected historical sites.This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from The Harvard Map Collection as part of the Imaging the Urban Environment project. Maps selected for this project represent major urban areas and cities of the world, at various time periods. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features at a large scale. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1826
Held by
Harvard
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