The Carta marina (Latin: map of the sea or sea map) is the earliest map of the Nordic countries that gives details and placenames. Latin ( lingua Latīna, laˈtiːna is an Italic language, historically spoken in Latium and Ancient Rome. The Nordic countries make up a region in Northern Europe called the Nordic region, consisting of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, In production for 12 years, the first copies were printed in 1539 in Venice. Venice ( Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venesia or Venexia) is a city in Northern Italy, the capital of the The map was printed from nine 55x40 cm woodcut blocks to produce a document that is 1. A centimetre ( American spelling: centimeter, symbol cm) is a unit of Length in the Metric system, equal to one hundredth For the origins of the technique and non-artistic use see Woodblock printing; for the related technique invented in the 18th century see Wood engraving 70 m tall by 1. The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International 25 m wide. Only two earlier maps of Scandinavia (or Schondia) are known, those of Ziegler and Clavus. Terminology and usage As a cultural term "Scandinavia" has no official definition and is subject to usage by those who identify with the culture in question as well The Humanist and Theologian Jacob Ziegler (c 1470/71 — August 1549 of Landau, was an itinerant scholar of geography and Cartographer Claudius Clavus (Suartho also known as Nicholas Niger, (Claudius Claussøn Swart ( September 14 1388 -? was a Danish Geographer
The map was created in Rome by the Swede Olaus Magnus (1490–1557), who arrived on a diplomatic visit for the Swedish government and stayed on, likely because his brother Johannes Magnus became involved in a religious feud with King Gustav I of Sweden. Olaus Magnus ( Olaus Magni or Olaus Magni Gothus) was a Swedish Ecclesiastic and Writer, who did pioneering work for the interest of Rome ( Roma ˈroma Roma is the capital city of Italy and Lazio, and is Italy's largest and most populous city with more than 2 Olaus Magnus ( Olaus Magni or Olaus Magni Gothus) was a Swedish Ecclesiastic and Writer, who did pioneering work for the interest of The Early Vasa era is a period that in Swedish history lasted between 1523&ndash1611 Johannes Magnus (a modified form of Johannes Magni, a Latin translation of his birth name Johan Månsson) was born March 19, 1488 in Linköping Gustav I, born Gustav Eriksson (Colloquial 15th century Upplandic Gösta Jerksson) and later known as Gustav Vasa (12 May 1496 – 29 September
All of the map's copies passed out of public knowledge after 1574, and the map was largely forgotten – perhaps because only a few copies were printed and because Pope Paul III asserted a 10-year "copyright. Pope Paul III ( February 29, 1468 &ndash November 10, 1549) born Alessandro Farnese, was Pope of the Roman " It was later widely questioned whether the map had ever existed.
In 1886, Oscar Brenner found a copy at the Hof- und Staatsbibliothek in Munich, Germany, where it currently resides. Munich (München; Minga is the capital city of Bavaria, Germany. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. In 1961, another copy was found in Switzerland, brought to Sweden the following year by the Uppsala University Library; as of 2007 is stored at Carolina Rediviva. Switzerland (English pronunciation; Schweiz Swiss German: Schwyz or Schwiiz Suisse Svizzera Svizra officially the Swiss Confederation Uppsala University Library in Sweden consists of 19 different branch libraries with the largest being that housed in the old main library building Carolina Rediviva Carolina Rediviva is the main building of the Uppsala University Library in Uppsala, Sweden.
The notes on the map in Latin were translated by Olaus into Italian and German. Italian ( or lingua italiana) is a Romance language spoken by about 63 million people as a First language, primarily in Italy. The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. It is generally considered that the "A description of the Northern peoples" (Historia de gentibus septentrionalibus, Rome, 1555) is a much larger commentary on the map. The Historia de Gentibus Septentrionalibus was a monumental work by Olaus Magnus on the Nordic countries, printed in Rome 1555.