Cartographica Neerlandica Topographical names for Ortelius Map No. 208


Roadnames

Quadrant Text
B1  Clodia via [according to] Antonino (A1) [added between 1595 and 1601. This road crosses the entire map.]
C1  Clodia via [added in 1601]
E2  Flamminia|via. [added between 1595 and 1601.]

Oceans, Seas, Bays, Gulfs, Straights, Capes

Quadrant Text
A2, A1  LunŠ prom.
A2, A1  LunŠ sinus,qui|et Ericis
A2, C3  MARE TYRRENVM, SIV:VE TVSCVM. (B2) (B3)
A2, B2  PIS:AN:|VS Si:|nus.
B3  Populoni:|um prom.
C3  Telamon prom.

Textblocks

Quadrant Text
A3  Consule nostrum Thesau:|rum geographicum. [Consult our geographical Treasury.]
B3  Insula inexhaustis chalybum|generosa metallis,Virg. [Island (Ilva) with an inexhaustible supply of metal suitable for making words, as Vergilius reports.]
A2  Squalet lucifugis insula plena|viris.Rutil.lib.1. (B2) [This island (Capraria) lies waste, full of people as it is, who are afraid of light.]

Placenames

Quadrant Text
D3, C3  Abij
D1  Acula [according to] Ptol.|Aquenses Tau:|rini [according to] Plinio.
C1  Ad Fines,siue|CasŠ CŠsari:|anŠ
C1  Ad Statuas
D3  AlgŠ
E3  Alsium|colonia.
C1  Anneianum
A1  Apua
D3, E3  AquŠ Apollinares
E3  Arcennum
B3  Argous portus
C1  Arianum|colonia
E3  Arinia:|num
C1, D1  Arrhetium colonia
E3  Artena
E3  ArŠ|MurtiŠ
E3  Aurelia
E3  Baccanum
D1  Biturgia
D3  Blerati
A1, A2  Bondelia
D3  Capina
C1  Capras vbi Toti:|las interfectus. [Capras where Totilas was killed.]
C3  Caput Etru:|riŠ,Catoni|et Anton.
A1  Carrea,quŠ et|Potentia
D1  Castola, [according to] Diod.Siculo.
D3  Castrum Inui|et Castrum|Noum colonia.
D3  Castrum|Novum
D3  Centum|cellŠ
C1  Clusium|Novum
D1, C2  Clusum vetus,quod|olim Camars [according to] Livio,|Camersol [according to] Catoni.
C2, C3  Colo:|nia
D1  Cortona colonia,quŠ|et Croton [according to] Stepha:|no.
C3  Co▀a|colonia
E3  Cremera|castellum
E3, D3  CŠre,quod|antea Agylla.
E3, D3  CŠretanorum|nauale
C3  Domitiana
C2  Eba
D3  Elbij vi:|cus.
E3  Eretum
A1  Ericis|portus
E3  Falerium [according to] Ptol. et Strab.|Faleria [according to] util.et|Phalaris [according to] Catoni.
D1  Falisca Iunonia|colonia,ab|Argiuis|condita. [Falisca Iunonia, founded by the Argivians.]
E2  Falisca|ab Haleso|condita.
E2, E3  Feronia
E3  FeroniŠ lu:|cus colonia
B1  FesulŠ colonia
E3  Flauia:|num
B1, C1  Florentia co:|lonia,quŠ et|Fluentia fortŔ
D3  Forum Aurelij
D3, E3  Forum ca▀ij
D3, E3  Forum Claudij,quod et|Nouem paganorum|Claudij.
A1  Fo▀Š Papi:|rianŠ
E3  Fregena|colonia
E3  Gallora
D3  GrauiscŠ|nauale
D3  GraviscŠ colonia,|Nuetini [according to] Catoni,|in Originib.
C3  Herulis|portus
D1  Horchia:|nus vicus.
E2, D2  Hortanum
E3  Hostia|colonia
E3  Iani:|culum
C3  Incitaria
D1  Labyrinthus et sepultura|PorsenŠ regis,de quo Plinius|36.cap.13. (C2) [Labyrinth and the grave of king Porsena, about which see Plinius Book 36 Chapter 13.]
B2  Ligurnus portus,videturque|ad Herculem, [according to]Antonini.
C3  Loretanus|portus,hic|alicubi,Liuio. [Loretanus port is somewhere here, according to Livius.]
E3  Lorij|villa
A2, B2  Luca co:|lonia (A1) (B1)
A1  Luna,quŠ|et Carrara
A2  Macra
D3  Malta:|num
C2  Manliana [according to] PtolemŠo|et Antonino
D3  Martha
B1  Ma▀a Veternensis
E3  Milvius pons
C1  Mucialla
D1, E2  MŠonum
E3  MŠsium
E2  Narnia
E3  Nepeta
D1  Nouempagi
E3  Obscum
E2  Ocriculum
C1  Ogygianum Catoni|in Originibus [Oxygianum according to Cato in his Originibus.]
D1  Oropitum Vrbeuetanum| [according to] Procopio:et Herbanum [according to]|Plinio.
D3  Panapi:|um
D1, D2  Perusia|colonia
C3  PhaliscŠ|Antonini
B1, B2  Phocenses
B1  Pistorium,vel|ad Pistores
B2  PisŠ colonia,Alpheas|cognominat [according to] Virgilius.
E3  Politorium
B2  Populonia
E3  Portus Au:|gusti.
C3  Psephis
D3  Pyrgi colonia|Pyrganum [according to] Antonino.
D3  Quintiana
D3  Rapionum
D3, C3  Regis villa [according to] Strabonis|videtur RegŠ [according to] Antonini.
E3  Roma
C3, C2  Rosetum [according to]| Antonino
E3  Rosulum
C2, D2  Rusellana colonia| [according to] Plinio.RosellŠ [according to] Ant.|et Cat.
B2  RusellŠ [according to] Ptol.
C3  Salebro|portus
C2, D2  Saturnia colonia,| according to] Livio.Saturnianan| [according to Livio.Saturniana|according to] PtolemŠo.
B2, C2  ScapriŠ
A1  Segesta Tigu:|liorum
D1  Sentinas, [according to]|Catoni.
D1  Soana
E3  Solonium
C2  Statonia
C1  Suana
D3  Sudernum [according to] Ptol.|Tudernum [according to] Ant.
B2  Sudertani
E3  Sutrium co:|lonia
C1  SŠna colonia
C3  Talamon portus
D3  Tarchon et|TarquiniŠ|colonia
E3  ThermŠ|StygianŠ
D1  Tifernum Tiberinum
B2  Traianus|portus
B2, A2  Tritu:|rita
D1, E2  Troitum
D1  Tro▀ulum
E3  Turres [according to]|Antonino
D3  Tuscani:|enses
D1  Tuscos,villa| [according to]Plinij
B2  Valesia,vel|Faleria
D1  Varentanum,|Ferentia [according to] Ptol.
D1  Veascium|fortŔ
E3  Veiens colo:|nia quod|Lartenianum.
B2  Vetulonium
E3  Villa cŠsarum|quŠ ad Gall:|nas.
D3, D2  Viterbum:quod|et VolturnŠ|fanum
B2  Volaterra colonia,quŠ Othoniana aliquando dicta,|si volaterrano fides. [Volaterra which was also called Othoniana of you believe Volaterranus.]
B2  Volaterrana vada,| [according to] Plinio, Vada Antonino,|sine cognmomine.
C3  Volsci Ptol.
D1  Volsini:|um

Places of uncertain location

Quadrant Text
A3  Adharnaha
A3  Amitinenses
A3  Anio
A3  Caprium
A3  Cora
A3  Cortenebra
A3  Cortne▀a
A3  Corytus
A3  Crustuminum
A3  Etruria,idem fortŔ|cum Tyrrhenia
A3  Nacria,quŠ et|Nucria
A3  Neueia
A3  Olena
A3  PerrhŠsium,nisi|sit Perusia
A3  Sabum
A3  Sora
A3  Tagina
A3  Troilium,nisi sit|Troitum
A3  Turrena Au:|gustalis
A3  Tyrrhenia,an idem|cum Etruria?
A3  Vera
A3  Vesentini
A3  Vexij,nisi sint|Veij.

Mountain ranges, mountains, dunes

Quadrant Text
A1, B1  Apennini montes
C3  Argentarius|mons
D1  Ciminus m.
B1  Fesulani montes de quibus|Orosius 7. cap. 37. ubi Radagaisum Gothorum regem cum ducentis|millibus hominum inedia confectustra:dit. (C1) [The Fesulani mountains about which Orosius in Book 7 chapter 37 writes that there Radagaisum, King of the Goths with 200.000 men in hunger were killed]
A1  Ligustini montes
D1  Montes Cortinensis
A2  Montes Feroniani
D1  Montuniates.
D1  Pelus|mons
E3  Soractes mons
C1  Vmbro|mons

Degrees

Quadrant Text
A1  33
A3  33
B1  34
B3  34
D1  35
D3  35
E1  36
E3  36
A3  42
E3  42
A1  43
E1  43

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

Quadrant Text
A1  AP:VA:NI|LIGVR:ES.
D3  ARVNTES|Veteres,cog:|nomine CA:|MILLA:|RII.
E3  AVRELIVS|Ager.
C2  Caletranus|ager, [according to] Livio et|Plinio.
E3, D3  CAPENATES.
D1, E3  Ciminia|silua. (E2)
C1  CLVS:ENTI:NVS Transitus. (B1) [pass]
E2  CRVSTV:|MENI.
B2, C2  ETR:|VRI:|:A MARI:|TIMA. (A2)
C1  Etrusci hţc campi;|omnium fructuum|feraci▀imi,|Livio. (C2)[Here are the Etruscan fields, for all kinds of produce extremely fertile, according to Livius.]
D3, E3  ETRV:|R:|A|LARTHE:|NI:|ANA. (D2)
B1, D2  E|T|R|V:|:R|I|A|T|R|A|N|S:|CI:|MI:|NIA. (A1) (C1) (D1)
E3  FA:|:LISCI.
A2  FeroniŠ lucus,quod et|Caferonianum
E3, E2  FIDENATES.
B2, B1  Fluentini,qui et|Arnienses.
A1, B1  Galliae Togatae pars.
D3  GRAVIS:|CI.
E3  HIRPI,qui|et SORANI.
E1, E2  LATIJ|PARS.
A1  LIGVRIAE PARS.
E3  LYDI.
D1, E2  MAEONIA.
E3  MŠsia silua
C1  Rosel:lanus|ager,| [according to] Livio.
E3  Sabatia.
E2, D2  SABINI.
C3, C2  Saturnini,qui|etAurinini.
D1  Sentinas|ager.
C2, B2  Stationenses.
B1  STELLATES.
C1  Suanenses.
D3, E3  Sylvani lu:|cus.
D3  TARQVINIEN:|SES.
B1  Tu:scia An:|nonaria.
E3  VEIEN:|:TES.
B2  Vetulonienses.
D1, E2  VILVMBRI.
D1  VMBRI.
B2  Volaterrani,cognomi:|ne Etrusci.
B2  Volaterranus ager.
D3, C3  Volcientes| [according to] Plinij.
D1  VOLSINII.

Rivers, inlets, creeks

Quadrant Text
E2, E3  Albula,qui et Tiberis flu.
E3  Alesus flu.
E3  Allia flu.
C3, C2  Alma flu.
C3  Almiana flu.
E3  Anio flu.
C1  Arni fons
A2  Arni ostium et Pisanus|portus. [The mouth of the river Arno and the harbour of Pisa.]
D3  Arnine flu.
C1  Arnus flu.
C1  Arnus fluvius
B2  Arnus fluvius,quondam Li:|guriŠ et EtruriŠ terminus. [The river Arno, once the border between Liguria and Etruria.
A2  Auser fluvius hodie se|minime in Arnum exo:|nerat,sed Ó Luca|mare recta|petit. {The river Auser which nowadays no longer empties into the river Arno, but which in Luca reaches the sea directly.]
A1  Auser,qui et Aesarus flu.
B2  Cecinna fl.
B2  Cecinna flu.
E3  Cremera flu.
D3  CŠretanus flu,qui|et Ceritus.
C1, D1  Frigidus flu. (C2)
D1  Glanis fluvius
D1, D3  Laerthes flu.
E3  Laro flu.
A1  Macra flu.
A1  Marcalla flu.
D3  Minio flu.
E3  Minio flu.
D3  Ossa glu.
C2, D2  O▀a flu.
D1  Pelia flu.
C2  Prile flu.
D1  Tiberis fluvius
C1, D1  Tiberis fons
D1, E2  Tinia flu.
C1  Umbro flu.
C1  Vmbro flu.

Islands

Quadrant Text
B2  CAPRARIA.
A3  CORSI:|CAE in:|sulae pars.
D3  Dianium
A2  GORGON|Inter Pisanum Cyrnia|cumque latus.
C3  Igilium et|Iginium
B3  ILVA,quŠ et AETHA:|LIA.
E3  Insula Sa:cra quŠ et [according to] Libanus Al:nŠ Veneris.
B2, A2  Lamellum
B3  Pandataria.AgrippinŠ|Aug.exilio celebris [Pandataria, famous for the exile of Agrippina (wife of Germanicus) by Augustus (Tiberius.]

Privilege

Quadrant Text
E2  Cum|privilegio Impe:|riali et Belgico|ad Decennium.|1584. [With an imperial and Belgian privilege for ten years. 1584.]

Lakes

Quadrant Text
D1, C2  Aretinum stagnum.
D1  Bulsinius|lacus
E3, D3  Ciminus lacus,|qui et Elbij| [according to] Anton.
D1  EtruriŠ siue|Vulsinien:|sium|lucus.
C3  Mari:|nus lac
B1  Phocensis lacus
C3, C2  Prilis|lacus
E3  Sabatus|lacus,qui|Tarqui:|niensis
E3  SalinŠ
B2  SalinŠ,vbi|Albini villa.
D1  Trasumenus|lacus
E2  Vadimonis|lacus
B2, B3  Vetulo:|nius|lacus

Cartouches

Quadrant Text
A3  LOCA TVSCIAE QVORVM|SITVM IGNORO. [Places in Tuscia of which I do not know the location.]
E1  TVSCIAE|ANTIQVAE|TYPUS.|Ex conatibus geographicis|Ab.Ortelij (D1) [A map of ancient Tuscany. From the geographical records of Abraham Ortelius.]

Orientations

Quadrant Text
C3  MERIDIES.
A2  OCCIDENS.
E2  ORIENS.
C1  SEPTEMTRIO.

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