Antique Map of the Ottoman Empire by Homann (c.1720)

  • Condition: Good, folding line strengthend. Few marginal tears, please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1720
  • Overall size: 61.5 x 53.5 cm.
  • Image size: 56 x 48.5 cm.

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.. Imperium Turcicum (..) - Homann (c.1720)

Description: Antique map titled 'Imperium Turcicum in Europa, Asia, et Africa Regiones'. Old map of the Ottoman Empire, extending from the Persian Gulf and Red Sea to the Mediterranean and Caspian Seas.

Artists and Engravers: Johann Baptist Homann (1663-1724) was a mapmaker who founded the famous Homann Heirs publishing company. He lived his entire life in Bavaria, particularly in Nuremberg. Initially, Johann trained to become a priest before converting to Protestantism and working as a notary.