Antique Maps by Daniel Angelocrator (*1569 - †1635)
Angelocrator, also known as Daniel Engelhardt, was a German theologian, studied in Marburg and became Archdeacon in Marburg and superintendent of Koethen. He is also known as a chronologist for his Chronologia Autoptica in 1601 and as cartographer for the world map in his Doctrina de ponderibus, monetis, et mensuris where Angelocrator developed a new projection of the spherical earth shape.
Daniel Angelocrator: Doctrina de ponderibus, monetis et mensuris per totum terrarum orbem usitatis.
Johann Nicolaus Stoltzenberger, Frankfurt, 1628
Two rare sets of octant globe gores printed on 4 sheetsTwo sets of globe gores in a projection based on Leonardo da Vinci's idea. Bound into Angelocrator's work on surveying techniques,...