Austria


Austria

Austria in 32 historical maps
1493-2010

 

Item: e-Atlas
Edition: 3.1, 2018
Language: English
Pages: 108
Format: PDF
File size: 20 Mb 
Author: T-O-Maps

 

Austria (German Österreich) means “Eastern March”. In Medieval times it was named in Latin: Marchia OrientalisIt is a former eastern prefecture of the Duchy of Bavaria, established in 976. The borders of Austria would change numerous times in the course of history, as shown on the maps in this atlas. In ca. 1560 the first separately printed map was published by the Hungarian cartographer Lazius. His map was used by famous cartographers, among them: Ortelius, Mercator and the Blaeu family. 

 

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