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Measurer of All Things: John Greaves (1602-1652), the Great Pyramid, and Early Modern Metrology
Writing from Istanbul to Peter Turner, one of his colleagues at Merton College, Oxford, John Greaves was deeply worried: Onley I wonder that in so long time since I left England I should neither haveExpand
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Sacred Geography, Antiquarianism and Visual Erudition: Benito Arias Montano and the Maps in the Antwerp Polyglot Bible
The final volume of the Polyglot Bible, edited by Benito Arias Montano and printed in Antwerp by Christophe Plantin, was published in 1571–1572. Forming part of the Bible's Apparatus, the volumeExpand
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Ptolemy's Geography in the renaissance
Zur Shalev Main Themes in the Study of Ptolemy's Geography in the Renaissance Alexander Jones Ptolemy's Geography: A Reform that Failed Dario Tessicini Definitions of Cosmography and Geography in theExpand
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Sacred Words and Worlds
This book examines the scholarly genre of 'geographia sacra' in early modern Europe, tracing its contours, the outlooks and concerns of its practitioners, as well as the intersections of religion andExpand
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The Phoenicians are Coming! Samuel Bochart’s Protestant Geography
This book examines the scholarly genre of 'geographia sacra' in early modern Europe, tracing its contours, the outlooks and concerns of its practitioners, as well as the intersections of religion andExpand
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Hebraic Aspects of the Renaissance
This collection of essays offers a fresh look into Christian-Jewish cultural interactions during the Renaissance and beyond. Christian scholars, it is shown, were deeply immersed in a variety ofExpand
Maps, Myths, and Men: The Story of the Vinland Map (review)
Few artifacts are as controversial as the Vinland Map (vm), a late medieval world map, which, if genuine, would contain the earliest known graphic representation of America. Today, the majority ofExpand
Benjamin of Tudela, Spanish explorer
The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela, written in the late twelfth century, has long been recognized as a unique source for both Jewish and Mediterranean history. This paper attempts to shift the focusExpand
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