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ARIAS MONTANUS, B. - Tabula Terrae Canaan Abrahae tempore et ante adventum. . .

ARIAS MONTANUS, B. -  Tabula Terrae Canaan Abrahae tempore et ante adventum. . .
ARIAS MONTANUS, B. - Tabula Terrae Canaan Abrahae tempore et ante adventum. . .
Date: Antwerp, 1572 / Leiden, 1593
Size: 330 x 505 mm.
Colouring: Noir et blanc
Condition: A good and dark impression. Short margins, as issued. Remains of an old horizontal fold, hardly visible.

Description

Map of Canaan at the times of Abraham and before the conquest by the Children of Israel, with the neighboring regions. Oriented to the east. The shore line runs from Turkey as far as Egypt, and inland from the Mediterranean as far as Babylonia. The shore line of Palestine is most distorted.
Shows a big Haifa bay, does not mention either Haifa or Acco, but does mention Mount Carmel. The Mediterranean is connected by a river with the Lake of Tiberias. Many names are in Hebrew lettering also.

From Benedictus Arias Montanus' Antiquitatum Iudicarum Libri IX. In quis, praeter Iudaeae, also in Liber Chanaan, and his rare Biblia Polyglotte.
1,800€
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