Johann Schöner's Globe of 1515 : Transcription and Study

The first detailed study of the terrestrial globe of Johann Schoner 1477 1547 , a cosmographer and teacher of mathematics in Nurnberg, which he made as part of the first pair of celestial and terrestrial globes in 1515 The globe is not much younger than the earliest surviving terrestrial globe from 1492 The globe is an important part of early 16th cent cartography, andThe first detailed study of the terrestrial globe of Johann Schoner 1477 1547 , a cosmographer and teacher of mathematics in Nurnberg, which he made as part of the first pair of celestial and terrestrial globes in 1515 The globe is not much younger than the earliest surviving terrestrial globe from 1492 The globe is an important part of early 16th cent cartography, and an important chapter in the cartographic history of the New World Transcribing all of the toponyms and legends on the globe has entailed an examination of textual, catographic, and graphical sources which has shed light on the relationship of the globe to maps, globes, and books of the period It will be useful in the study of late 15th and early 16th cent cartography generally Illustrations.
Johann Sch ner s Globe of Transcription and Study The first detailed study of the terrestrial globe of Johann Schoner a cosmographer and teacher of mathematics in Nurnberg which he made as part of the first pair of celestial and terrestr

  • Title: Johann Schöner's Globe of 1515 : Transcription and Study
  • Author: Chet Van Duzer
  • ISBN: 9781606180051
  • Page: 171
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. As the title says, this book is a detailed study of Johannes Schöner's 1515 terrestrial globe, including comparisons of the two existing copies of the globe (one of which turns out to include significant alterations from an earlier restoration) and an incomplete set of globe gores. In addition, it includes comparisons of virtually every label and geographical feature with corresponding parts of earlier maps such as those by Martin Waldseemüller and Martin Behaim, as well as translations of som [...]

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