By: Jan Jansson
Date: 1660 (published) Amsterdam
Dimensions: 17.9 x 21.5 inches (45.5 x 54.6 cm)
This is an authentic antique map of Peloponnese or the Morea peninsula by Jan Jansson. The map was published in Jansson's "Atlantis majoris" in Amsterdam, circa 1660.
This striking map shows southern Greece from Thebes and Athens in the north, to the southern coast of Peloponnese and includes several islands surrounding the massive peninsula. Rivers, forests, cities, and villages are noted throughout and regional borders within Peloponnese are delineated. Decorative elements include several ships, some of which appear in battle and decorative cartouches.
Condition: Map is in B+ condition, with some light soiling and old color.
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