Romania

001286
  • Author: Abraham Ortelius
  • Date: 1603
  • Medium: Hand-colored copperplate engraving
  • Condition: Very good
  • Inches: 14 7/16" x 19 13/16"
  • Centimeters: 37.02 x 50.80
  • Price: Sold
Description:

ROMANIAE, (quæ olim Thracia dicta) VICINORVMQ[UE] REGIONVM, VTI BVLGARIAE, WALACHIAE, SYRFIAE, ETC. DESCRIPTIO. "Auctore Iacobo Castaldo Cum priuilegio decennali" M.D.XXXIIII. From Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Antwerp, 1603.

Beneath an immense, fantastical cartouche lies a map of the upper Balkan Peninsula, at this time part of the Ottoman Empire. The Danube River Delta, the various mountain ranges and their watersheds to the Black and Aegean Seas lie before us. Two sailing ships ply the Black Sea, while an ocean monster prowls the Aegean.
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