The original world map was made by fra mauro and his assistant andrea bianco a sailor cartographer under a commission by king afonso v of portugal. Including a foreword by renowned broadcaster and historian peter snow this history atlas shows you the history of the world in thrilling action.
Instead of an historical atlas which has maps showing the world or a region at a few significant years or maps that try to compress decades or even centuries of change on to one map we offer a different approach.
Map of the world history. World history maps timelines. The world by world history maps inc is a new and unique way of looking at history. Fra mauro died the next year while he was making a copy of the map for the seignory of venice and the copy was completed by andrea bianco.
Comparative history political military art science literature religion philosophy. Our interactive historical maps show the entire world for every single. Custom regional and global maps present the history of the world in action charting how events traced patterns on land and ocean patterns of exploration discovery or conquest that created empires colonies or theaters of war.
The map was completed on april 24 1459 and sent to portugal but did not survive to the present day. More than 140 detailed maps tell the story of pivotal episodes in world history from the first human migrations out of africa to the space race. About history of the world map by map see history as it happened from the evolution of early humans to the space race with 130 detailed maps that bring pivotal episodes of world history to life.
The entire history of the world from the rise of civilisation to the present day.