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The Cosmographia of Sebastian Münster (St Andrews Studies in Reformation History)

by Matthew McLean

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Published by Ashgate .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historiography,
  • World history: c 500 to C 1500,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Europe - General,
  • Modern - General,
  • 16th century,
  • Cosmography,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Geography,
  • Intellectual life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10852981M
    ISBN 100754658430
    ISBN 109780754658436

    Matthew McLean - The Cosmographia of Sebastian Munster (St Andrews Studies in Reformation History) () код для вставки. The Cosmographia of Sebastian Münster: Describing the World in the Reformation (review) Article in Renaissance Quarterly 61(3) January with 24 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Catherine Delano-Smith.

      MÜNSTER, Sebastian (). Della cosmografia universale. Basel: Heinrich Petri, March Rare first Italian edition of “the first modern” work of cosmology (Hodgen), in a contemporary binding.Münster was a cartographer, historian, and linguist who combined his expertise to elevate the medieval genre of the cosmography into this tour-de-force work, which “brought all the empires. Cosmographia. Beschreibung aller Lander by MUNSTER, Sebastian () Book Description.

    Our scan is of an original leaf taken from the French edition of Sebastian Munster's epic encyclopedic work, the Cosmographia Universalis. It was only after we had the leaf in our possession that we discovered this was more than a pretty picture. It . book by Sebastian Münster. Pàgina-títol de la primera edició, impresa a Basilea per Heinrich Petri. Cosmographia () by Sebastian Münster‎ ( F) Cosmographia () by Sebastian Münster‎ (2 F) Cosmographia () by Sebastian Münster‎ (33 F).


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The Cosmographia of Sebastian Münster (St Andrews Studies in Reformation History) by Matthew McLean Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sebastian Münster's Cosmographia was an immensely influential book that attempted to describe the entire world across all of human history and analyse its constituent elements of geography, history, ethnography, zoology and botany.2/5(1). "Münster's Cosmographia was an immensely influential book that attempted to describe the entire world across all of human history and analyze its constituent elements of geography, history, ethnography, zoology, and botany." (From the summary of The Cosmographia of Sebastian Münster: Describing the World in the Reformation.).

Sebastian Münster's Cosmographia was an immensely influential book that attempted to describe the entire world across all of human Cited by: With the idea of remapping Germany, Sebastian Munster travelled throughout his immediate area.

However, the idea evolved until, inhe arrived at his own 'Cosmographia'. The Cosmographia of Sebastian Münster book edition of the book is the source most extensively used for this text: overwhelmingly so for the analysis of the contents of the book which forms the latter part."5/5(1).

*title page of Book V, German edition of * * title page from the last edition, * Sebastian Münster () was a German cartographer, cosmographer, and Hebrew scholar whose Cosmographia (; "Cosmography") was the earliest German description of the world and a major work in the revival of geographic thought in 16th-century Europe.

Sebastian Munster's "Cosmographia" was an immensely influential book that attempted to describe the entire world across all of human history and analyse its constituent elements of geography, history, ethnography, zoology and botany.2/5(1). The Cosmographia of Sebastian Münster: Describing the World in the Reformation St Andrews Studies in Reformation History: : McLean, Matthew: Libros en idiomas extranjeros2/5(1).

Sebastian Münster's Cosmographia was an immensely influential book that attempted to describe the entire world across all of human history and analyse its constituent elements of geography, history, ethnography, zoology and botany.

Beginning with a biographical study of Sebastian MA1/4nster, his life and the range of his scholarly work, this book then moves on to discuss the genre of cosmography.

The bulk of the book, however, deals with the Cosmographia itself, offering a close reading of the Latin edition (the last and definitive edition worked upon by MA1/4nster)/5(K).

Zustand: Near Fine. Cosmographia Munster Fragment Punic Wars Milan Woodcuts ROME Nero BIZARRE Sebastian Münster s Cosmographia was the first German description of the world. First published inthis work was one of the most popular books in the world much in part to the exquisite woodcut engravings many of which were by the famed.

Sebastian MA1/4nster's Cosmographia was an immensely influential book that attempted to describe the entire world across all of human history and analyse its constituent elements of geography, history, ethnography, zoology and botany.4/5(2). Sebastian Munster's "Cosmographia" was an immensely influential book that attempted to describe the entire world across all of human history and analyse its constituent elements of geography, history, ethnography, zoology and botany.

Addeddate Foldoutcount 0 Identifier bub_man_11b03d11dcfdbf35bcef0 Identifier-ark ark://t Ocr. After 18 years in the making, Sebastian Münster (), the German theologian and humanist, finally published Cosmographia ina monumental Renaissance work. He drew upon a wide variety of sources: on the one hand, Greek and Latin authors such as Herodotus, Strabo and Titus Livius; on the other hand, Italian, German and Swiss historians [ ].

Sebastian Münster's Cosmographia was an immensely influential book that attempted to describe the entire world across all of human history and analyse its constituent elements of geography, history, ethnography, zoology and : Taylor And Francis. One of the most popular, long-lived and influential books of the kind was Sebastian Munster's Cosmographia, printed from toin 35 editions and five languages.

The Cosmographia attempted nothing less than a geography of the whole known world, an encyclopaedia of its contents and a history of all its : Matthew McLean. SEBASTIAN MUNSTER COSMOGRAPHIA VERY RARE HAND COLORED LEAF - German Edition, Book 4; features a fire in Denmark and Danish kings.

The Cosmographia by Sebastian Münster ( – ) from is the earliest German description of the world. Sebastian Münster’s Cosmographia is an encyclopaedia of the world as Europeans knew it in Its descriptions of far off places are illustrated with pictures and maps.

Münster was the first map-maker to make separate maps of each continent. Sebastian Münster, German cartographer, cosmographer, and Hebrew scholar whose Cosmographia (; “Cosmography”) was the earliest German description of the world and a major work in the revival of geographic thought in 16th-century Europe.

Appointed professor of Hebrew at the University of Basel. Translated by Jacopo d'Angelo; edited by Nicolaus Germanus. The maps, double, except for the last, are on separate sheets, most with descriptive text printed on the versos within woodcut borders; these texts are known in several variants.

Rosenwald 88 Goff P Hain-Copinger Copinger BM 15th cent., II, p. (IC) Sabin Schramm, VII, p.14, and illus.

Phillips. Contains a biographical study of Sebastian Munster, and a discussion on the genre of cosmography. By analysing the contents of the "Cosmographia", this book attempts to .In Sebastian Mu ¨nster published his encyclopedic Cosmographia, an amply illustrated universalgeography and history, one ofthe moresigni cantbooks written and printed in the sixteenth century.

McLean s monograph is the rst full-length study in English of Mu ¨nster and his book, and is therefore very welcome. His success.And crucial to this development was the new ability to print books and maps to widely disseminate geographical ideas.

Sebastian Munster’s Cosmographia is part of this tradition and conspicuously draws upon the foremost Belgian cartographer and mathematician of the previous generation, Gemma Frisius, as well as Petrus Apianus (Peter Apian.