Beatus world map by Petrus

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Title:
Beatus world map
Artist:
Petrus
Product code:
002704
Edition type:
Open edition
Publisher:
British Library
Copyright:
© The British Library Board

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The Beatus world map, with Adam, Eve and the Serpent in the Garden of Eden at the top. The Mediterranean is represented as a blue line in the centre, the River Nile as its continuation bending to the right, and the Red Sea as a vertical red line. Two rectangular islands at the bottom left are marked Britain and Scotland. Image taken from Silos Apocalypse, 1109.

The Artist: Petrus

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