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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.3
Object Name Map
Description "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...
Date 1725
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Covens, Johannes
Role of Creator 2 Cartographer
Creator 2 Mortier, Cornelius
Role of Creator 3 Copy After
Creator 3 Sanson, Nicolas
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-20.875 W-24.25 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Greater Germania
Poland
Lithuania
Russia
Latvia