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SEUTTER, Georg Matthaus.

Ierusalem cum Suburbiis... [Jerusalem with suburbs...]

...prout tempore Christi floruit, accurate notatis omnibus et praecipue iis locis, in quibus Christus passus est et quae etaim num devota religione a Christianis coluntur, juxta designationem Christiani Adrichomii delineata et aeri incisa per Matthaeum Se

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Augsburg, 1735

Plan of ancient Jerusalem and its suburbs, drawn after the earlier Van Adrichom's plan from 1584. This plan was copied by a number of early mapmakers (such as Jodocus Henricus Kramer and Jan Jansson) for their works on the Holy Land. The 1584 version of the plan was issued in the Theatrum Terrae Sanctae et Biblicarum Historiarum by Adrichom in Koln. Adrichom (1533-1585) was a Dutch priest whose scholarly research of the Bible and writings of pilgrims and Josephus made him the acknowledged expert on Holy Land geography.

The plan of the city surrounded by many illustrations of biblical and historical interest. It depicts sites and scenes of Jerusalem and its surroundings, which are numbered and identified by two hundred and seventy captions in German, referring to various events from the Old and New Testament. Although the title states that the plan refers to Jerusalem at the time of Christ, there

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Birds-eye plan after Andrichomius, (580 x 495 mm), with 12 columns of text below, title panel in Latin and German above, engraved plan with full original hand-colouring, central horizontal fold, three short marginal splits. Framed and glazed.


Stock ID:89355

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