EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Candia Insula

Author(s)
Description
View of the city of Candia (modern Heraklion) on the island of Crete; relief shown pictorially. Includes emblem (tortoise, open book and snail on a table) in foreground and mottoes in German and Latin above and below the map. In upper right-hand corner: H48. From: Sciographia cosmica, dasz ist, Newes emblematisches Buchleï, darinen in acht Centurijs die vornembstë Stätt Vestung, Schlösser &c der gantzen Welt, gleichsamb adumbrirt ... / durch Danielem Meisnerum ... Nürnberg : Bey Paulo Fürsten, 1642.
Publisher
[Nuremberg : Paul Fürst, 1642]
Place(s)
Greece
Subject(s)
Emblems, Crete (Greece)—Maps—Early works to 1800, and Hērakleion (Greece)—Maps—Early works to 1800
Held by
Princeton
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