Ostrobothnian odysseys Maps

Jacob Ziegler

Part of Jacob Ziegler's map 1532. The oldest known map with somewhat recognizable representation of the Fennoscandian area.

 

´Qvæ intvs continentor, Octava tabvla continet cheronnesum, Schondiam, regna autem potissima, Nordueigiam, Sueciam, Gothiam, Findlandiam, gentes Lappones´. Strasbourg 1532, 356 x 233 mm, woodcut. Orginal map in the collections of A.E. Nordenskiöld, Helsinki University Library.
Source of map: Fredriksonin karttakokoelma http://www.csc.fi/karttakokoelmat/fkk/