Abraham Ortelius and the First Atlas:
Table of Contents

Leon Voet Abraham Ortelius and his world
Marcel van den Broecke Introduction to the life and works of Abraham Ortelius 1527-1598
Peter van der Krogt The Theatrum Orbis Terrarum: The first atlas?
Dirk Imhof The production of Ortelius atlases by Christopher Plantin
Guenther Schilder The wall maps by Abraham Ortelius
Markus Heinz & Cornelia Reiter Asiae Descriptio and the Judgment Day painting
Peter Meurer Ortelius as the father of historical cartography
Rodney Shirley The title pages to the Theatrum and Parergon
Rodney Shirley The world maps in the Theatrum
Wulf Bodenstein Ortelius' maps of Africa
Dennis Reinhartz The Americas revealed in the Theatrum
Arthur Kelly Maps of the British Isles, England and Wales and Ireland
Agustin Hernando The contribution of Ortelius' Theatrum to the geographical knowledge of Spain
Peter Meurer Abraham Ortelius' concept and map of Germania
Henk A.M. van der Heijden Ortelius and the Netherlands
Dirk I. Blonk The map of Holland in the Theatrum
Marijke Spies Humanist conceptions of the far North in the works of Mercator and Ortelius
Marcel van den Broecke and Deborah van den Broecke-Günzburger The wanderings of patriarch Abraham
Peter H. Meurer Synonymia-Thesaurus-Nomenclator. Ortelius dictionaries of ancient geographical names
Iolo & Menai Roberts De Mona Druidum Insula
Klaus Schmidt-Ott The Itinerarium per Nonnullas Galliae Belgicae Partes by Abraham Ortelius and Johannes Vivianus
Peter van der Krogt The editions of Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum and Epitome
Marcel van den Broecke The plates of Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Peter Meurer The Catalogus Auctorum Tabularum Geographicarum
Peter van der Krogt Abraham Ortelius Bibliography Contributors
Index of Names

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