Creator

Ranulf Higden

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Document Type

StillImage

Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Identifier

206947

Description

An example of Higden’s mandorla (almond-shaped) mappa mundi, or medieval map of the world and is oriented with East at the top. It uses place names to show relative positions and locations and virtually no attempt to draw the actual landmasses or bodies of water. Original map in the collections of the British Library, Royal MS. 14 C.xii, fol. 9v.

Broad Creation Date

1350

Language

Latin

Keywords

Cartography; Maps; Mappa mundi; Medieval

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