« All Flat Maps, and I Am One » : Cartographic References in the Poems of John Donne

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As A. E. Nordenskiöld reminds us, the maps, connected with the oldest editions of the Geography of the second century Alexandrian astronomer, mathematician and geographer Claudius Ptolemaeus, known as Ptolemy, "constitute the prototype of almost all geographical atlases, published since the discovery of the art of printing". For a modern viewer, it is often… (More)

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