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Author Van Duzer, Chet, 1966- author.

Title Apocalyptic cartography : thematic maps and the end of the world in a fifteenth-century manuscript / by Chet Van Duzer and Ilya Dines
Published Boston : Brill/Hes & De Graaf, [2015]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Acknowledgements; List of Figures; Introduction; Chapter 1; Description of Huntington HM 83; 1 ff. 1r-8v, The Brief Geographical Treatise; 2 ff. 8v-12v, The Treatise on the Apocalypse; 3 ff. 13r-18r, Heterogeneous Section on Astronomy and Geography; 4 ff. 19r-25v, Treatise on Astronomical Medicine; Chapter 2; The Historical Context: Lübeck in the Fifteenth Century; Chapter 3; The Author; Chapter 4; The Geographical Sections; Excerpts from the Geographical Section; Excerpts from the Section on Astronomy and Geography ; Links with the Rudimentum novitiorum; Early Thematic Mapping
The Maps in the Geographical Sections The Map on f. 1r; The Map on f. 3r; The Maps on f. 3v; The Map on f. 5r; The Map on f. 6r; The Map on ff. 6v-7r; The Map on ff. 7v-8r; The Diagram on f. 13r; The Diagrams on f. 13v; The Map on f. 14r; The Map on f. 14v; The Map on f. 15r; Chapter 5; The Treatise on the Apocalypse; Late Fifteenth-Century German Apocalypticism; The Apocalyptic Maps and Texts; The Map and Text on f. 8v; The Map and Text on f. 9r; The Map and Text on f. 9v; The Map and Text on f. 10r; The Map and Text on f. 10v; The Map and Text on f. 11r
The Map and Text on f. 11v The Map and Text on f. 12r; The Map and Text on f. 12v; Proof of Circulation: Wolfenbüttel, HAB, Cod. Guelf. 442 Helmst.; Beilage f. 1r; Beilage f. 2r; Beilage f. 2v; Beilage f. 3r; Beilage f. 3v; Other Attempts to Map the Apocalypse; Conclusions; Index
Summary "In this book we offer a detailed analysis of the maps and some of the text in an unusual and unstudied fifteenth-century manuscript, San Marino, Huntington Library MS HM 83, which contains interrelated texts composed in 1486-88, almost certainly in Lübeck, Germany."--Introduction, page 1
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Includes transcriptions of the Latin texts found on the maps, with English translations following
Print version record
Subject Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens. Manuscript. HM 83
SUBJECT Book of hours (HM 1173) fast
Subject Thematic maps -- History -- To 1500
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Germany -- Lübeck
End of the world -- Maps
REFERENCE -- Atlases & Gazetteers.
TRAVEL -- Maps & Road Atlases.
End of the world
Manuscripts, Medieval
Thematic maps
Germany -- Lübeck
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789004307278