Description: Ptolemy world map ca. 150 AD.
Claudius Ptolemaeus, known in English as Ptolemy, was a mathematician, geographer, astronomer and astrologer who livied in the Hellenistic culture of Roman Egypt. One of his main works is his Geographia, a compilation of what was known about the world’s geography in the Roman Empire at his time.
The map is a reconstruction made in the 15th century..