Cartographica Neerlandica Topographical names for Ortelius Map No. 162


Scales

Quadrant Text
B3  Scala miliarium Russica 80 160 240 320 400 480 560 640 720 800 Anglica: 60 120 180 240 300 360 420 480 540 600 Hispanica.20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 200

Oceans, Seas, Bays, Gulfs, Straights, Capes

Quadrant Text
A1, B1  2. C. gratiae
B1  Baia S Alba|ni.
B1  C. Confort.
B1  C. Gallant
B1  C. Rase
A1, B1  C. Soberbere
B1  Koskanos
B1, C1  MARE SEPTENTRIONALE.
B2, C3  MARE|CASPIUM (C2)(B3)
B1  Morzouets
A3  PONTVS|EVXI:|NVS.
A1  SI|NVS|FIN|LAN|DI|C|V|S.

Textblocks

Quadrant Text
C2, D3  A Mangusla Shaysuram vsq. 20. dierum|iter habent, sine vllis sedibus,cum summa|aque penuria A Shaysura vsq. Bogar,par|itineris interuallum latrocinijs infestum [= from Manguslato Shaijsure is a journey of 20 days without encampments and with an exceeding shortage of water. From Shaijsure to Bogar is a similar distance, infested by robbers]. (D2)(C3)
E3  Cascara,hinc trigenta dierum itinere ori:|entem Versus incipiunt termini imperij Ca:|thayae Ab his limitibus ad Cambalu,trium|mensium iter interiacet.
C3, D3  Corasan parua, Ó Rege|Persico adiuuantibus Tar:|taris 1558. expugnata fuit.
A2  Haec pars Litu:|aniae Imperatori|Russiae subdita est. [= This part of Lithuania is under the rule of the Russian Emperor.]
D1, E1  Haec saxa hominum iumentorum camelorum|pecorumque, ceterarumq. reru formas refe:|rentia,Horda populi gregis pascentis,ar:|mentaq. fuit: Que stupenda quadam meta:|morphosi, repente in saxa riguit,priori for:|ma nulla in parte diminuta. Euenit hoc|prodigium annis circiter 300. retro|elapsis. [= This rock which has the shapes of people, cattle, camels and other animals and things was once a group of shepherds and their flocks who suddenly petrified in an amazing metamorphosis, without changing their previous appearance. This miracle took place 300 years ago].
E1  Horum regionum incole|Solem, vel rubrum pan:|num pertica suspensum|adorant. In castris vi:|tam ducunt; ac omnium ani:|matium,serpentiu, vermium:|q. carne vescuntur.ac pro:|prio idiomate vtuntur. [= The inhabitants of this region adore the Sun or a red cloth hanging from a pole. They live their lives in fortresses and eat the meat of animals, snakes and worms, and they have their own language].
A1  IOANNES BASILIVS MAGNVS, Imperator|Russiae; Dux Moscoviae &c. [= Ioannes Basilius the Great, Emperor of Russia, Duke of Moscow etc.]
E2, E3  Kirgissi gens cateruatim degit, id est in hordis. habetq.|ritum huiusmodi. cum re divinam ipsoru sacerdos peragit,|sanguinem,lac, & fimu iumentorum accipit, ac terrae miscet,|inq. vas quoddam infundit,eoq. arborem scandit,atq. c§cio:|ne habita, in populum spargit, atq. haec aspersio pro Deo ha:|betur & colitur. Cum quis diem inter illos obit,loco sepultu:|rae arboribus suspendit. [= The Kirgessen people live in troups or hordes. They have the following custom: when a priest performs a religious ceremony, he obtains blood, milk and dung of beasts of burden, and mixes it with earth. He pours this in a specific vessel and climbs a tree with it, and when there is a gathering, he spinkles it over the people, and this sprinkling is considered to be divine, and is worshipped. When someone of them dies, that person is hung up in a tree by way of burial].
D3, E3  Shamarcandia olim totius Tartariae|metropolis fuit,at nunc ruinis deformis|iacet,vna cum multis antiquitatis vesti:|gijs.Hic conditus est Tamerlanis ille,qui|olim Turcaru Imperatore Bayasite cap:|tum aureis catenus vinctum,circumtulit.|Incolae mahumetani sunt.[=Shamarcandia was once the capital of all of Tartary, but now it has decayed to ruins, with many remnants from antiquity. Here Tamerlan lies buried, once the captor of the ruler of the Turks, Bayasid. He took him as a prisoner and abducted him, bound in gold chains. The inhabitants are Muslims].
D1  Zlata Baba,id est aurea|vetula ab Obdorianis, & Iou:|gorianis religiose colitur.Ido:|lum hoc sacerdos consulit,|quid ipsis faciendum,quoue sit|migrandum,ipsumq. (dictu|mirum) certa consilentib.|dat responsa,certique e:|uentus consequuntur.[= Zlata Baba, that is golden granny, is devotedly worshipped by the Odorians and Iougorians. The priest consults this Idol about what to do and where to go and (it is a wonder to relate) she gives clear answers to those consulting her, leading to certain outcomes].

Placenames

Quadrant Text
A1, B1  1. Tre ostroui.
E3  Acsow
E3  Andeghen
B3  Ardwen
A2  Asou
B2, B3  Astracan
C3  Bacow
B2  Balaghma
D3, E3  Balgh
B1  Bobrouesko
D3  Boghar.|vrbs|am:|plissima
A2  Borck|houe.
B1  Brousensko.
B1  Caegapowl
D3  Cante
D3  Carakol
B3  Casbi
A2  Casshim
B2  Cassim gorode.
B2  Castrome
B2  Cazane|gorode
B1  Choa|fortune
B2  Chogloma
B1  Colmogro
D3  Corasam magna
B1  Corpus X.pl.P.
D3  Cosin
B3, C3  Dirben
A1  Domhaff.
B1  Foxnos
B2  Ghalets
D3  Ghudoua
A2  Gora|dine
A1, A2  Ihua
B2  Iouria:|uich
A1  Iuan gorode
B1  Iuana creost
A1, A2  Kebela
B1  Khegore
A2  Kholopia
B1  Kildma ostroua
A2  Kiou.
D3  Kirshij.
B2  Kolom
B1  Kowloay
D3  Kyrmi:|na
B1  Lampas
B1  Lombosshock
A2  Louke
C3  Mangusta
D3  Mare
D3  Meshent.
B2  Meshet.
B1  Micola
B2  Morum
A2, B2  Mosaisko
A2, B2  Moskua
B1  Nicouensko N.
B2  Nisnouo|gorod
A2  Nouogorod|Velica
B1  Owna
A2  Owpocki
B1  P.Penticost
B1  Pechora
B2  Peraslaue
B2  Pereflaue
B2  Pereuolock
B1, C1  Permevelick
B2  Plessa Kmyshma
B1  Polda
B1  Pouloge N.
B2  Prona
A2  Pskone
C1  Pustezora
B2  Rostoue
A1, A2  Rougo|diue vel Narue
B1  S Maria nels.
B1  S. Michael.
B1  S. Nicolas
B2  Schabogs|har
C2  Shakashick
B3  Shalkane.
B3  Shamagi
C3  Shaueren
C3, D3  Shaysur
B1  Shenko:|ria
C2  Sherachick
C1  Siber
B1  Sloboda
A2  Smolensko
A1, B1  Solofski
B2  Stara Astracan, noua Astracan.
A2  Stara dowhe.
B1  Strelna
B1  Suchko
B2  Suiatsko
E3  Taskent
B3  Tenbres
B2  Tereckhoue
B2  Tereuetisko
B1  Tetreue N.
A2  Torshock
A2  Torshock
B1  Totma
B2  Troits:|koy
A2  Tuer
B3  Tumensko
B2  Vasili:|gorod
A2  Vasna
B2, C2  Viatsko.
B2  Volodemer
B1  Vologda
A2  Volot|chock
A2  Voro:|netz
D3  Vrgeme
A1, A2  Vsting|Zelesna 162.
B1  Vstiuge
B1  Wardhous
A2  Wiaepsky
A1  Yama.
B2  Yearas Laue
B1  Yemsa
B1  Zolotitza

Mountain ranges, mountains, dunes

Quadrant Text
C1  Orbis zona montes
D3  Paraponisi montes.

Countries, Regions, Provinces, Areas, Tribes, Polders, Woods

Quadrant Text
B2  AS:|TRA|CAN.
D1, E1  BAIDA.
A1  BIARMIA
D3  BO:|GH:|AR.
A1, B1  CARGAPO|LIA.
B2  CAS|SAC|KI|A
D3  CAS|SAC|KI|A
B2, C2  CA|ZA|NE.
B2  CERE:|MISE:|GOR:|NI.
B1, B2  CERE|MISELOW|GOVOI
B2  CHIRKASSI
E1  COLMACK.
B1  CON|DORA
A1  CORELIA
A2, B2  CRIMEA.
B1  DVINA
C1  IOV:|GHO:|RIA
E3  KIR:|GES. 162.E3
A1  LAP:|PIA.
A2  LI:|VO|NI:|A.
A2  LITVA:|NIA
C3  MEDIA
B1  MESCHORA.
E3  MHOGOL
D1  MOL:|GOM:|ZAIA.
B2  MORDVA.
B2, A2  M|O|S|CO|VI:|A.
C2  NA:GAIA
A1, A2  NOVO|GA:|R:|DIA.
C1  OBDO
B3, D3  PER:SIA.
B1, C1  PERMIA
B2  PETIGORSKI.
C1  RA.
B2  RE:ZA:NE.
B1, A2  R|U|S|S:|I:|A. (A1)
B1, E1  S:A:MOYEDA (C1) (D1)
D3, E3  SHA:|MAR:|GHAN
B2, D2  T:ARTARI. (C2)
E3  TASKENT.
C1  TVMEN
C2, C3  TVRK:|MEN.
B1, C1  VACHIN.
A1, B1  VOLOGDA.
B2  VO|LO|DE|MER
B1  VSTI:|VG

Degrees

Quadrant Text
A3  40 [left edge]
E3  40 [right edge]
A2  50 [left edge]
E2  50 [right edge]
A1  60 [left edge]
E1  60 [right edge]
A1  70 [left edge]
E1  70 [right edge]

Islands

Quadrant Text
B2, C3  Aourghan (B3)
B2, C3  Boghnata. (B3)(C2)
B1  C.S. Iois
B1  Caninoz 162.B1
B1  Colgoieue
B1  Ins, S Ioannes
B1  Ins. S Crucis
B1  Ins. S.Petri
B1  Insule S Georgij
B1  Morzouets
B1, C1  Novo Zemla
C1  Vaigatz

Rivers, inlets, creeks

Quadrant Text
D3  Amow fl.
D3  Andock fl.
B1  Arseua fl.
C2  Bagthiar
A2  Boristhenes uel|Neper fl. 162.A2
A2  Boristine fl.
C1, C2  Cama fl.
A1, B1  Chiauon fl.
B3  Cirus fl.
A2  Desna fl.
B2  Don vel Tanais fl.
A2  Duina fl.
B1  Duina fl.
B1  Iug fl.
B2, C2  Kirckbash.
B1  Kola fl.
B1  Mezena fl.
A1, A2  Mologha fl.
A2, B2  Mosko fl. [2x]
C1  Oba fl. [2x]
A2, B2  Ocka fl.
A1  Onega fl.
B1  Onega fl.
D3  Ougus fl.
B2  Ouruslaue fl.
B1  Pelitsa fl.
B1  Pinego fl.
B2, C2  Samar fl.
B2  Sosna fl.
A2  Sost fl.
B1  Strelna fl.
B1  Sughaua fl.
D2  Sur fl.
B1  Toima|fl.
A1, B1  Varziga fl.
A2  Velika fl.
B2, C2  Viatska fl.
B1  Voichogda fl.
B2  Volga fl. [2x]
A2  Volga Rha uel Ed:|el fl.
A1  Volgha fl.
B1, B2  Vologda fl.
B2  Vrgis fl.
C2  Yem fl.

Privilege

Quadrant Text
A3  Cum priuilegio.

Cartouches

Quadrant Text
A3, B3  RVSSIAE, MOSCO:|VIAE ET TARTA:|RIAE DESCRIP:|TIO. Auctore|Antonio Ienkensono Anglo,edita|illustriss: D. Henrico Sydneo|Walliae praesidi.

Lakes

Quadrant Text
A1, B1  Biatla:|ozera
B1  Coubensko|lacus
B2  Iuanozera
D1  KITAIA|LACUS.
A1  Ourshock|lacus
A1  Ozera
A2  Palus|Meotis
B2  Ploga|ozera.
B2  Rezanskoy|ozera
A1  Vladiskoy|lacus.
A2  Volock:|lacus

Orientations

Quadrant Text
A2  OCCIDENS
E2  ORIENS

For questions/comments concerning this page, please e-mail info@orteliusmaps.com.