"Germano - Sarmatia in qua Populi maiores Venedi et Aestiaei Peucini et Bastarnae...," Amsterdam, 1725, hand-colored engraving, map by Johannes Covens and Cornelius Mortier, after Nicholas Sanson.
From Covens and Mortier's Atlas Antiquus, a composite of maps delineating the ancient world. Based on Sanson's geography, this map depicts part of the Baltic Sea and the present day countries of Poland, Lithuania, Russia and Latvia. Germania was defined by Rome as having two regions: Lesser Germania west of the Rhine and Greater Germania east of the Rhine. This map depicts Greater Germania.
|Title||Germano - Sarmatia in qua Populi maiores Venedi et Aestiaei Peucini et Bastarnae...|
|Role of Creator||Cartographer|
|Role of Creator 2||Cartographer|
|Creator 2||Mortier, Cornelius|
|Role of Creator 3||Copy After|
|Creator 3||Sanson, Nicolas|
|Dimensions||H-20.875 W-24.25 inches|
|Credit line||Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights|