The First Printed Map of the World

The First Printed Map of the World

In the second half of the 17th century, Armenian printing was experiencing rapid development in Europe. In 1695 in Amsterdam, the Armenian printing house headed by Tovmas Vanandetsi published a unique work, the first printed map of the world “Hamatarats Ashkharhatsuyts” (“Geographic Map of the World”). The first large-scale map of the both hemispheres in …

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