Claudius Ptolemaeus (Ptolemy) Winds Blowing to Earth

An early print based on the famous Geographia by Claudius Ptolemaeus (Ptolemy). The work was considered one of the most influential cartographic accounts of the ancient world and served as inspiration for all Renaissance mapmakers. He compiled what was known of the world's geography in the Roman Empire during his time (circa 90-168 AD). Ptolemy was a mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet. The earliest known manuscripts of Geographia date to 1300 and was first printed in 1477.

Claudius Ptolemaeus (Ptolemy)
Winds Blowing Towards Earth, by the Famous Ptolemy
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18 by 13 cm.
Hand coloring
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USD 850
SKU #P.1673