The Leardo Map of the World, 1452 or 1453
In the Collections of the American Geographical Society
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The Leardo Map of the World, 1452 or 1453 In the Collections of the American Geographical Society

By John Kirtland Wright
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Table of Contents
  • THE LEARDO MAP OF THE WORLD 1452 OR 1453
  • CONTENTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • THE LEARDO MAP OF THE WORLD 1452 OR 1453
    • The Calendar and the Inscription Beneath It
    • The Map Disk
    • Sources of Leardo’s Geography
    • The Known World According to Leardo
      • Asia
      • Africa
      • The Mediterranean
      • Europe
    • Asia
    • Africa
    • The Mediterranean
    • Europe
  • NOTES
  • APPENDIX DETAILED COMMENTS ON THE MAP
    • Explanation
    • I. Northern Asia
    • II. Far Eastern Asia
    • III. India
    • IV. Central Asia
    • V. Persia
    • VI. Mesopotamia and Syria
    • VII. Arabia
    • VIII. Asia Minor
    • IX. Armenia, Caucasia, and Southeastern Russia
    • X. Indian Ocean, Persian Gulf, and Red Sea
    • XI. Southern Africa
    • XII. Middle and Lower Nile Region
    • XIII. Upper Nile Region and West Africa
    • XIV. North Africa
    • XV. Black and Mediterranean Seas
    • XVI. Southwestern Europe
    • XVII. Atlantic Ocean and Islands
    • XVIII. Central Europe
    • XIX. Italy
    • XX. Southeastern Europe
    • XXI. Baltic Sea
    • XXII. Scandinavia
    • XXIII. Eastern Europe
    • XXIV. Far North
  • LIST OF REFERENCES
  • THE REPRODUCTION OF THE LEARDO MAP
  • KEY MAPS
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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