20 July 2013

Some Presentations from the "Re-Drawing Ptolemy" Conference

Detail of South America from the Waldseemüller map, Universalis Cosmographia, 1507.
On May 17-18, 2013, the Library of Congress hosted the conference "Re-Drawing Ptolemy: The Cartography of Martin Waldseemüller and Mathias Ringmann,"  sponsored by the Philip Lee Phillips Society, the Library of Congress’s Geography and Map Division, and the John Carter Brown Library.

Television channel C-SPAN3 filmed some the speaker's presentations and posted them online as "Waldseemuller's Map of America."

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