Cartographica Neerlandica Background for Ortelius Map No. 228


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Title: none, see plate Ort 227. (this is the second sheet of the set of four, and contains segments three and four).

Plate size: (top:) 193 x 517 mm. (bottom:) 193 x 517 mm. (Firsdt state only:) D engraved at mid-bottom. Two (adjacent) maps on two plates.
Scale: not applicable.
Identification number: Ort 228 (Koeman/Meurer: 45P, not in Karrow, van der Krogt AN: 0910:2:31).

Occurrence in Theatrum editions and page number:
1619BertiusKK (200 copies printed) (this version includes the headings "ŗ Marcomannis ad Sarmatas vqque. and ŗ Sarmatis vsque ad Hamimaxobius". Further, the backside only says TABVL∆ PEUTINGERIANI∆/SEGMENTVM III & IV.) see also below;
1624P/1641Sxliiij (1025 copies printed) (last line first text page, in two columns: respexit : Metatorem on Geogra- perium , ex quo Constantius & Galerius).

Approximate number of copies printed in the Theatrum: 1225.

States: 228.1 only. However, the text has three states:
-The first text state occurs in a few separately printed Peutinger maps of 1598. These sheets have no text on verso and no texts above the 8 map strips on the four map sheets Ort227-Ort230.
-The second text state occurs in Bertius' 1618/1619 atlas Theatri Geographiae Veteris Tomus Posterior, page KK, 1619, text: TABUL∆ PEVTINGERIANA | SEGMENTVM III. & IV. Text above third map strip: TABUL∆ PEVTINGERIAN∆ SEGMENTVM III, "ŗ Marcomannis as Sarmatas vsque". Text above fourth map strip: SEGMENTVM IV "ŗ Sarmatis vsque ad Hamaxobios".
-The third text state occurs in the 1624Latin Parergon/1641 Spanish edition, but text in Latin, (last line first text page, in two columns: respexit : Metatorem on Geogra- perium , ex quo Constantius & Galerius). Text above third map strip: TABUL∆ ITINERARI∆ ANTIQU∆ SEGMENTVM TERTIUM. Text above fourth map strip: SEGMENTVM QUARTVM.

Cartographic sources: see plate Ort 227.

Remarks: selection of cities in the third segment (from left to right): Sienna, Verona, Salzburg, Bologna, Tebessa, Bolsena, Ljubliana, Wien, Rimini, Ancona, Spoleto, Budapest. In the fourth segment a.o.: Roma, Carthago, Tivoli, Terracina, Split, Pozzuoli, Napoli, Pompei, Salerno, Palermo, Beograd, Tarente, Syracuse, Messina.

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