World Map of Pirrus de Noha, ca. 1414

Volume 1, Cartography in Prehistoric, Ancient, and Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean (1987).

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations

Preface, J. B. Harley and David Woodward

Chapter 1: The Map and the Development of the History of Cartography, J. B. Harley

PART ONE Cartography in Prehistoric Europe and the Mediterranean

Chapter 2: Prehistoric Maps and the History of Cartography: An Introduction, Catherine Delano Smith

Chapter 3: The Origins of Cartography, G. Malcolm Lewis

Chapter 4: Cartography in the Prehistoric Period in the Old World: Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, Catherine Delano Smith

PART TWO Cartography in Ancient Europe and the Mediterranean

Chapter 5: Cartography in the Ancient World: An Introduction, O. A. W. Dilke

Chapter 6: Cartography in the Ancient Near East, A. R. Millard

Chapter 7: Egyptian Cartography, A. F. Shore Chapter 8: The Foundations of Theoretical Cartography in Archaic and Classical Greece
Prepared by the editors from materials supplied by Germaine Aujac Chapter 9: The Growth of an Empirical Cartography in Hellenistic Greece
Prepared by the editors from materials supplied by Germaine Aujac Chapter 10: Greek Cartography in the Early Roman World
Prepared by the editors from materials supplied by Germaine Aujac Chapter 11: The Culmination of Greek Cartography in Ptolemy
O. A. W. Dilke with additional material supplied by the editors Chapter 12: Maps in the Service of the State: Roman Cartography to the End of the Augustan Era, O. A. W. Dilke Chapter 13: Roman Large-Scale Mapping in the Early Empire, O. A. W. Dilke Chapter 14: Itineraries and Geographical Maps in the Early and Late Roman Empires, O. A. W. Dilke Chapter 15: Cartography in the Byzantine Empire
O. A. W. Dilke with additional material supplied by the editors Chapter 16: Cartography in the Ancient World: A Conclusion, O. A. W. Dilke

PART THREE Cartography in Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean

Chapter 17: Medieval Maps: An Introduction, P. D. A. Harvey

Chapter 18: Medieval Mappaemundi, David Woodward

Chapter 19: Portolan Charts from the Late Thirteenth Century to 1500, Tony Campbell Chapter 20: Local and Regional Cartography in Medieval Europe, P. D. A. Harvey Chapter 21: Concluding Remarks, J. B. Harley and David Woodward List of Contributors

Bibliographical Index

General Index, Jeffrey Pinkham


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