"Principatus Transilvaniae in Quinque Nationes…," Nuremberg, 1731, hand-colored engraving, map by Johann Baptiste Homann
This map shows Transylvania divided up into its regions and duchies and covers what is today the northern part of Romania from the Bereton River eastward as far as Castle Boza. The regions are color coded according to district. The map provides detailed information on villages, cities, forests, rivers, monasteries, castles, and lakes. One major city is depicted, Hermannstadt or Sibiu. The map is further enhanced with a large decorative military themed cartouche in the lower right.
|Title||Principatus Transilvanieae in Quinque Nationes...|
|Role of Creator||Cartographer|
|Creator||Homann, Johann Baptiste|
|Dimensions||H-21 W-24.625 inches|
|Credit line||Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights|