AFGHANISTAN TO INDIA, 1478

(Closer views of: *the northwest*; *the northeast*; *the southwest*; *the southeast*)


"Nona Asiae Tabula" and "Decima Asiae Tabula" and "Duodecima Asiae Tabula," from one of the earliest editions of Ptolemy's 'Cosmographia', published by Arnold Buckinck (successor of Conrad Sweynheym), Rome, 1478; with modern hand coloring. Columbus used maps from this edition in preparing for his voyages. CLICK ON EITHER HALF OF A MAP FOR A LARGE SCAN.





For comparison: "Nona Asiae Tabula" by Johan Reger, Ulm, 1482: *Aria*; *Paropanisus*; *Drangiana*; *Arachosia*; *Gedrosia*


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