Item Number: 114395
Title: Ptolemy's Geography in the Renaissance
Author: Shalev, Zur ; Charles Burnett (eds)
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Description: London: Warburg Institute, 2011. 24cm., pbk., 240pp. illus. Contents: Zur Shalev "Main Themes in the Study of Ptolemy's Geography in the Renaissance," Alexander Jones "Ptolemy's Geography: A Reform that Failed," Dario Tessicini "Definitions of Cosmography and Geography in the Wake of Ptolemy's Geography," Angelo Cattaneo "Map Projections and Perspective in the Renaissance," Mario Carpo "The Early Modern Renaissance of Digital Images: Alberti, Ptolemy, and a Map of Rome," Benjamin Weiss "The Geography in Print: 1475-1530," George Tolias "Ptolemy's Geography and Early Modern Antiquarian Practices," Alfred Hiatt "Mutation and Supplement: The 1513 Strasbourg Ptolemy," Margaret Small "Warring Traditions: Ptolemy and Strabo in the Geography of Sebastian Münster," Alessandro Scafi "After Ptolemy: The Mapping of Eden," Lesley Cormack "Ptolemy at work: The Role of the Geography in Geography and Mathematics Teaching in Early Modern England," Appendix: Jacopo Angeli's introduction to his translation into Latin of the Geography, translated by Charles Burnett. (Warburg Institute Colloquia, 17)
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