16th century europe map. This was very much inspired by the rediscovery of ptolemys geographia. Published in sienna in 1600 this italian map shows the latest knowledge of the geography of europe. Countries are what count. A map of europe during the period of transition from medieval to modern history showing the political boundaries in the first half of the 16th century.
At a more local scale of analysis europe map the tendency is if anything more pronounced. History maps from the year 1501 1600 the sixteenth century. Media in category maps of 16th century europe the following 20 files are in this category out of 20 total. Online historical atlas showing a map of europe at the end of each century from year 1 to year 2000.
A map of europe in the 16th century. 16th century historical map archive sorted chronologically. In the public imagination to know the locations of the member states of the un is to have mastered world geography. 16th 17th century maps the awakening of interest in geography in europe started with the need to find new trade routes to the far east.
The writing is in italian and a dedication is given at upper left in a cartouche along with the name of the cartographer ar. Map of europe in the 16th century 1500 1599 from the maps web site. The 16th century is regarded by historians as the century in which the rise of the west occurred.