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Map of the world showing how the descendants of Noah repopulated the Earth following the Great Flood. Text includes panels in Latin and Hebrew reproducing the Table of Nations which lists the descendants of Noah starting with his three sons, Japheth, Ham and Shem and the countries that they and their descendants founded.
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
16 Item no. assigned by LAC 16
Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Title at head of map: Pars orbis : duorum qui occiduas partes incoluerunt nomina & sedes incertis parentibus
This double hemisphere map issuurounded by cluds and cherubs. It is aslo illustrated with ships and seamonsters.
"Appendix Col. 553" appears in bottom right corner.
Second state of the map based on text in lower left panel reading Ioktan gentes. This state also has the cherub at the head of the western hemispher unambiguously gazing to the left
From Palntin's Polyglot Bible.
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1. World - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Genealogy in the Bible - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. World in the Bible - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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