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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.55
Object Name Map
Description "Geographia Synodica sive Regionum Urbium et Locorum ubi Celebrata sunt Concilia," Amsterdam, 1730, hand-colored engraving, map by Guillaume Sanson, John Covens and Cornelius Mortier

A map of Europe highlighting the places where Church councils and Synods have been held, and extending West to East from Spain to the Black Sea and South to North from Libya to Sweden. The title appears within an allegorical cartouche upper right, the vignette representing a church council in session with the Holy Spirit hovering above.
Title Geographia Synodica sive Regionum Urbium et Locorum ubi Celebrata sunt Concilia
Date 1730
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Sanson, Guillaume
Role of Creator 2 Cartographer
Creator 2 Covens, Johannes
Role of Creator 3 Cartographer
Creator 3 Mortier, Cornelius
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-21 W-25 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Europe