Index to Maps & Monographs


6,200 BC to 600 A.D.

 24 Monographs

 180 Images

Early Medieval Maps

600 A.D. to 1300

54 Monographs

450 images

Late Medieval Maps

1300 to 1500

44 Monographs

370 Images

Renaissance Maps


146 Monographs

700 Images

The Depiction of Cities on Early Maps

updated 7 February 2017

When America was part of Asia for 270 years

updated 22 April 2018

Early Chinese World Maps + 

An 18th century map of the Great Wall

updated 22 April 2018

Early Japanese World Maps

updated 22 February 2017

Early Islamic World Maps

updated 2 May 2016

A Survey of Pre-Columbian TransAtlantic Crossings, 800 B.C.-1472

updated 2 May 2016

T-O Mappa mundi

A Survey of Anthropomorphic Maps

updated 22 April 2018


The Concept of the Antipodes in Maps

updated 22 January 2018

Title ShipsAnimals

Ships, animals & indigenous people on maps + 

my favorite maps

updated 26 February 2017 

Opening & Closing the Indian Ocean

updated 24 February 2017

The Legend of Prester John

The Evolution of Africa in Early Maps

last updated 14 March 2018

The Evolution of the Western Hemisphere in Early Maps

Last Updated 22 April 2018

Gog and Magog on Early Maps

The Evolution of Asia in Eary European Maps

Last Updated 25 March 2018

The Evolution of Florida in Early Maps

Last Updated 15 March 2018

The Evolution of Japan in Early Maps

Laste Updated 4 April  2018

The Evolution of South America on Early Maps

Last updated 22 April 2018

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Last Updated: 22 April 2018 

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