Facts or Fictions: The Mysteries of Renaissance Cartography | Library of Congress

Summary

  • This two-day conference celebrates the 500th anniversary of Martin Waldseemüller’s Carta Marina, one of the great masterpieces of Renaissance cartography, and focuses on some of the most mysterious maps of the Medieval and Early Modern periods. First of four sessions.

Event Date

  • October 06, 2016

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Facts or Fictions: The Mysteries of Renaissance Cartography

Library of Congress – Feb 13, 2017

This two-day conference celebrates the 500th anniversary of Martin Waldseemüller’s Carta Marina, one of the great masterpieces of Renaissance cartography, and focuses on some of the most mysterious maps of the Medieval and Early Modern periods. First of four sessions.

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