Veduta de Venezia

I don't know if this is common knowledge, but this map/"aerial view" of Venice in 1500 is deeply cool. The home page, discussing the map and the map-maker (in Italian) is here:

http://www.tridente.it/venetie/fhome.htm

Or you can just jump to the drill-down map here:

http://www.tridente.it/venetie/map/map.htm

Comments

  • 6 days later
  • That is cool. I find it interesting that the medieval city mapping suite presented in the 2007 Cartographer's Annual resembles the map Iron Llama posted.
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