England


England

England in 32 historical maps
1480-2010

 

Item: e-Atlas
Edition: 1st, 2017
Language: English
Pages: 110
Format: PDF
File size: 17 Mb 
Author: T-O-Maps

 

In medieval times the name England (or Latin Anglia) was often used to identify the entire island of Great Britain. It means "Land of the Angles" and refers to the Celtic people living on the island prior to the Anglo-Saxon conquest.  On later maps Anglia was limited to the southern part of the Island, and Scotia (Scotland) identified the Northern part. England was already described by Ptolemy in his Geographia (150AD). The accompanying maps were worked out again by European cartographers at the end of the 15th century. The first (printed) separate maps appeared at the end of the 16th century.

 

 

 

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