Creator Record

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Name Munster, Sebastian
Other names Sebastian Münster
Life Dates 1488-1552
Born: Mainz, Germany
Died: Basel, Switzerland
Nationality German
Occupation cartographer
cosmographer
Hebrew scholar
Role Cartographer

Associated Records

Image of Map Collection - 2016.6.2

Map Collection - 2016.6.2

"Asia wie es Jetziger Zeit nach den Furnemesten Herrschafften Abgetheilet und Beschriben ist," 1588, woodcut, published in Sebastian Münster’s Cosmographia Universalis.

Image of Map Collection - 2016.9.1

Map Collection - 2016.9.1

"Die Länder Asie nach ihrer gelegenheit bisz in India / Werden in Diser Tafel Verzeichnet," c. 1540, woodcut engraving, map by Sebastian Münster. First published in in Münster's Geographia Universalis (1540), later published by Heinrich Petri in the German edition of Münster's "Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder" (Basel, 1574).