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Chart of the World as Known to the Ancients on Mercator's Scale, Division of the Earth among the Posterity of Noah, ca. 1830

 Item — Box: 6
Identifier: AMC-105-06-012

Scope and Content Note

From the Collection: The Archives Map collection consists of printed maps of Africa, the Caribbean Islands, the World and the United States. There are approximately four hundred and thirty-five (435) items which were published between 1542 and 1987 by well known cartographers such as Sebastian Munster, Abraham Ortelius, and Williem Blaeu. Some of the maps on the surface appear to be duplicates but upon examination, are a variation of the same map but often with a different cartographer and date.

Each map in the item identification has the title, cartographer, publisher, date, and a brief description of the map. However, the information given does not include mathematic map data (scale, projection, coordinates of area covered, etc.), printer information, or physical description (dimensions in cm giving height and then width).

The maps are published in a variety of languages such as Arabic, English, French and Latin.


  • ca. 1830


Restrictions of Access



From the Collection: 435.0 items

General note

Map of both the world as known to the ancients and the division of the earth among the descendents of Noah.

Repository Details

Part of the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History Repository

101 Auburn Avenue NE
Atlanta GA 30303