By: F. von Rappard
Date: 1869 (Published) Berlin
Dimensions: 36.5 x 27.5 inches (93 cm x 70 cm)
This historical map of Palestine includes views of Jerusalem and other major cities of the area. The borders of Palestine are designated, as are regions within the territory.
In addition to the main map of Palestine, there are an additional seven insets showing Christ on the Cross at Golgotha, the city of Jerusalem, the names and camps of the Israelites, all under the nomenclature ‘the countries of scripture’ including those of the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East. The inset map of Jerusalem shows the divisions of the city according to the religion of the peoples in each area, including Jewish, Muslim, Christian and Armenian.
Another inset shows the entire area from Italy to the Caspian and from the Caucasus in the north to the middle of the Arabian Peninsula and half of Egypt to the south. In Africa, the inset goes as far west as Libya. Also designated is the route taken by the Israelites out of Egypt, the route taken by Alexander the Great, and reference to the sites visited by ‘our Lord Jesus Christ’ from his birth to his ascension. The names of the tribes are also included.
Condition: This map is in B+ condition. Separations along fold lines have been expertly repaired with archival material on the verso.
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