Candia olin Creta – Gabriel Bucelin


Miniature map of the island of Crete by Gabriel Bucelin. From the work Praecipuarum Universi Terrarum Orbis, published by Johannes Görlin in 1658, Ulm. The map is decorated with 3 sailing ships. The mythical labyrinth of Crete which kept the minotaur is also depicted on the map.

Title: Candia olim Creta
Date: 1658
Size: 6.7 x 10.8 cm
Verso: Text in latin
Condition: Good (G)
Condition notes: trimmed at the lower edge, not affecting the map.

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