6,200 BC to 600 A.D.

21 Monographs

180 images


Early Medieval Maps
600 A.D. to 1300
39 Monographs
438 images

Late Medieval Maps
1300 to 1500
43 Monographs
370 Images

Renaissance Maps

58 Monographs
700 Images

About this Site

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Established 1994

Re-Established 2010

Last Updated: 22 July 2015

Other Significant Map History Websites: (The International Society for the History of the Map)

Other related monographs include the following:

“The Depiction of Cities on Early Maps”

“When America was part of Asia for 270 years”

“World Maps in Early China”

“Early Japanese World Maps”

“A Survey of Anthropomorphic Maps”

“The Concept of the Antipodes in Maps”

“Ships, Animals & Indigenous People on Early Maps”