Fieldnotes: Short Articles and Field Reports

January 28, 2019 | by Dr. Sergey Goroshko historian and ethnographer Ukraine, Kiev

  It is a Catalan Atlas-map of the world, created in the XIV century; the top of the Catalan school of medieval cartography. Prepared in Palma de Mallorca near 1375 Jew Abraham Crestcom with his son Yehuda Crestcom by order of the king of Aragon Juan I. As a gift to the French king has long been kept in Paris (now in the National library of France). On one of the surviving fragments of this map shows two mountains and a kind of flying saucer.

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