I TATTI STUDIES IN ITALIAN RENAISSANCE HISTORY
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Printing a Mediterranean World

Florence, Constantinople, and the Renaissance of Geography

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Publication Date: 02/14/2013

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336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

25 halftones

I Tatti Studies in Italian Renaissance History

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  • List of Illustrations*
  • Introduction: Gifts from Afar
  • 1. Ptolemy in Transit
  • 2. The Rebirth of Geography
  • 3. Making Books, Forging Communities
  • 4. Printing Tolerance and Intolerance
  • Conclusion: Resurrection and Necromancy
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • * Illustrations:
    • 1. World Map. Engraving on Copper. From Francesco Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 2. World Map. Paint on Vellum. From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 3. World Map. Hand-Colored Engraving on Copper. From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 4. Incipit of Book One. Paint on Printed Page. From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 5. Incipit of Book One. Paint on Vellum. From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 6. Incipit of Book One (detail). From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 7. Incipit of Book One (second detail). From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 8. Incipit of Book One (third detail). From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 9. Ninth Map of Europe (detail). Paint on Vellum. From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 10. Map of Modern France (detail). Paint on Vellum. From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 11. Seventh Map of Asia. From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 12. Ptolemy. Justus of Ghent. Oil on Panel, c. 1480
    • 13. Incipit of Book One (detail). Paint on Vellum. From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 14. Incipit of Book One. Paint on Printed Page. From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 15. Ninth Map of Europe (detail). Engraving on Copper. From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 16. Map of the Holy Land (detail). Engraving on Copper. From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 17. Map of Modern Italy. Engraving on Copper. From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 18. Map of Modern Spain. Hand-Colored Engraving on Copper. From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 19. Incipit of Book One (detail). Paint on Printed Page. From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 20. Map of the Holy Land. Hand-Colored Engraving on Copper. From Berlinghieri, Geographia (Florence, 1482)
    • 21. Anonymous. Battle of Zonchio. Hand-Colored Woodcut. Early Sixteenth Century
    • 22. Cem Prays at the Tomb of the Prophet. Woodcut. From Caoursin, Description of the Siege of Rhodes (Ulm, 1496)
    • 23. Death of Mehmed II. Woodcut. From Caoursin, Description of the Siege of Rhodes (Ulm, 1496)
    • 24. Cem and Bayezid Engage in Battle. Woodcut. From Caoursin, Description of the Siege of Rhodes (Ulm, 1496)
    • 25. Antonio Pollaiuolo. Battle of Nude Men. Copperplate Engraving, c. 1470

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