Zonal world map

Description

A map which divides the world into climactic zones (the zones nearest the poles are frozen and uninhabitable). The map illustrated Macrobius’ commentary on Cicero’s ‘Dream of Scipio’.

Full title:
Zonal world map
Published:
c.1050
Created:
c.1050
Format:
Manuscript / Map
Creator:
Macrobius
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
Harley MS 2772, ff 44-74

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