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Theatre of the world: atlases in the Geography Library’s collections

Theatre of the world: atlases in the Geography Library’s collections

Description

Theatrum Orbis Terrarum is the title of what is considered the first modern atlas, published in Antwerp in 1570. The project named after this book retraces first of all the evolution of the atlas model, throughout a selection of the historic collections preserved at the Geography Library of the University of Padua. Furthermore a specific concern is dedicated to the Venetian area: the city of Padua and its district, Venice and the Adriatic Sea.

Date:

2017

Subject


• Dewey Decimal Classification, Atlases, maps, charts & plans

Object languages:

Italian

Sources


• Teatro del mondo, 2017.
• Digitale-POL04-P0401-Teatro-del-Mondo

Contact institution or person:

Università di Padova - Biblioteca di Geografia