MAP OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE. AT THE PERIOD OF ITS GREATEST EXTENT, ABOUT THE YEAR A.D. 107. ENGRAVED TO ILLUSTRATE MITCHELL'S ANCIENT GEOGRAPHY.

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J. Young


Map of the Roman Empire. At the period of its greatest extent, About the Year A.D. 107. Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's Ancient Geography.

Engraving, 1844.
Image size 10.5 x 17" (26.5 x 43.5 cm) plus margins.
Good condition save for some minor splitting in the lower centerfold. Original hand color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 93475
Price: $75.00
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Map of the Roman Empire at its height, including the British Isles, North Africa and Middle East up to modern Iran. With insets of Roman Britain and northern and central Syria. Includes relief shown by hachure and the names of towns, regions, and topographical features. Other notable details include the names and regions of tribes, and the relative locations of areas in the United States shown by arrows to the west. Also shown are the routes of Alexander the Great, Hannibal, St. Paul, and the Ten Thousand.

The Roman Empire was established in 27 BC and lasted for centuries, ultimately covering 5 million square kilometers and governing 70 million people, or 21% of the world’s population at the time. This map is from Mitchell’s Ancient Geography.
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