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Places visited by the Phoenicians

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Stock No. 3097MS

Copper-engraved map for Samuel Bochart, Geographia Sacra, in his Opera Omnia, Leiden, 1692.  (Bochart (1599-1667) was a French scholar who studies were mainly biblical and linguistic.)  Image 310 x 400 mm., sheet about 360 x 460 mm.  Later hand-colouring.  This map extends from the British Isles in the north-west to Sri Lanka (here called Taprobana) in the south-east, and features an elaborate cartouche including some of the animals described in Bochart's Heirozoïcon.


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