Iudaea seu Palaestina ob Sacratissima Redemtoris Vestigia Hodie dicta Terra Sancta...

Johann Baptist Homann (*1664 - 1724)
Old coloured map of Israel, Judea. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

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Beautiful old coloured map of the Holy Land by Johann Baptist Homann. Divided into the twelve tribes of Israel. At the lower right, a small detailed map shows the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt and the rescue from slavery under the Egyptian pharaoh. Moses receives the Ten Commandments in a large, aesthetic title cartouche.

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CartographerJohann Baptist Homann
TitleIudaea seu Palaestina ob Sacratissima Redemtoris Vestigia Hodie dicta Terra Sancta Prout olim in Duodecim Tribus Divisa Separatis ab Invicem Regnis Iuda et Israel
Publisher, YearJ. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720
Plate Size48.6 x 56.5 cm (19.1 x 22.2 inches)
Sheet Size53.0 x 62.3 cm (20.9 x 24.5 inches)
ReferenceLaor, E.: Maps of the Holy Land: Cartobibliography of Printed Maps, 1475-1900, No. 340

Condition

Excellent condition with striking old colours. Never framed before.

Cartographer

Johann Baptist Homann was born 1664 in Oberkammlach. He founded his business 1702 in Nuremberg, Germany. After a long period of Dutch domination in map publishing, the Homann publishing house became the most important map and atlas producer in Germany. He became a member of the Academy of Science in Berlin just after he published his first atlas in 1707. After his death 1724 in Nuremberg, the company was continued by his son Johann Christoph. The publishing firm was bequeathed to his heirs after his death in 1730 and was traded under the name Homann Heirs until the next century.

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Johann Baptist Homann: Iudaea seu Palaestina ob Sacratissima Redemtoris Vestigia Hodie dicta Terra Sancta Prout olim in Duodecim Tribus Divisa....
Old coloured map of Israel, Judea. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

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