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map of the world

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  • The two geographical codices are still preserved as precious "cimelia" in the municipal library of Reims, but the map of the world unfortunately disappeared during the eighteenth century.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Somewhere amid Judah’s equipment there was a GPS-equipped computer with a map of the world on it and a little blinking blip that represented Jack West Jr.—a blip that had represented himfor nearly fifteen years.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • When the lumber-jacks have finished feeding, the table-cloth looks like a map of the world done with washes of yellow, brown, and blue.

    Janey Canuck in the West

  • Waldseemüller's map of the world (St-Dié, 1507) was his most distinguished achievement.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • I declined courteously, and passed the time studying a great wall map of the world — or rather, of "The Entire Territory of the Heavenly Kingdom to Endure for a Myriad Myriad Years".

    Flashman and the Dragon

  • He was looking at a map of the world when his eye strayed to America, to where Pennsylvania was clearly marked, stretching from the Dutch and Swedish colonies westward until the lines faded in the obscure country beyond the Mizzipy.

    Seventh Son

  • The lost map of the world as known to the Romans can now be reconstructed only by means of the medieval Mappœ mundi; consequently, they exhibit all the deficiencies of the model they followed; they are circular in plan and were drawn neither on projection nor according to scale, the boundaries of the provinces being indicated by straight lines.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • The Benedictine Andreas Walsperger (1448) made a map of the world in the medieval style.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Ptolemy codex, he sent in 1418 to the chapter-library of Reims, which he had founded and already endowed with many valuable manuscripts, a large map of the world traced on walrus skin, and a codex of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

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