Map of a part of Africa
Blaeu, Wilhelm (Jansz.)
Map of a part of Africa.
AEthiopia Superior vel Interior; vulgo Abissinorum sive presbiteri Ioannis Imperium:.
This map of Ethiopia was published in 1635 by Willem Jansz. Blaeu (1571-1638). It is not known which geographical source Blaeu used to compile the chart.
The Latin title of the map makes reference to Pape Jan, a Catholic priest said to have founded a Christian state in Africa.
Cf. Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague, inv. nr. 185 B 11 part 1, after p. 666.Please contact Koninklijke Bibliotheek for reuse and copyrights.