Flemish, 1527 - 1598
NATOLIAE QUAE OLIM ASIA MINOR NOVA DESCRIPTIO (Shows Cyprus) with AEGYPTI RECENTIOR DESCRIPTIO with CARTHAGEINIS CELEBERRIMI SNUS TYPUS
Three maps on one folio sheet.
Total sheet size 41 x 52.5 cm
From Ortelius's Theatrum Orbis Terrarum first published in 1570 and continued to be published in at least another 31 editions over the next 50-60 years.
NATOLIAE QUAE OLIM ASIA MINOR NOVA DESCRIPTIO – The main map depicts Asia Minor, Cyprus, and the Eastern Mediterranean.
AEGYPTI RECENTIOR DESCRIPTIO - The second map depicts the region around the Nile.
CARTHAGEINIS CELEBERRIMI SNUS TYPUS – The third map depicts the environs of the city of Carthage (now known as Tunis)
private collection, Cyprus