This woodcut engraving map is from The Nuremberg Chronicle, Latin Edition, July 12, 1493. It depicts the pre-Columbus world, based on Ptolemy's Geographia with Jerusalem is at the center of the map, the Indian Ocean is an enclosed area, and Scandinavia, southern Africa and the Far East not shown. G3200 1493 .S3 Voorhees Collection


  • Title: Secunda etas mundi
  • Creator: Schedel, Hartmann
  • Date: 1493/1493
  • Location: Nuremberg
  • Physical Dimensions: 41 x 58 cm
  • Publisher: Licensed under Creative Commons by Library of Virginia (CCBY)
  • Original Source: Secunda etas mundi

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