Cartographica Neerlandica Topographical names for Ortelius Map No. 211


Roadnames

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C2, E1  Valeria uia (B2) (C2) (D2) (E2)

Scales

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A1  37
A3  37
A3  37
E3  37
A2  38
C3, B3  38
E2  38
A1  39
D1  39
D3  39
E1  39
E1  40
E3  40

Oceans, Seas, Bays, Gulfs, Straights, Capes

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C3, D3  AFICUM MARE (B3)
B2  Agathyrsus pr§.|quod et Aegi|tharsus,et Aga|thirnum (A2). [Cape Agathyrsus also called Aegitharsus and Agathirnum.]
A1  Arethusa fons
E1  Char bdis
E2  Copria Littus,|quosque di▀ipatarum|in Charibdi nauium|fragmenta deuoluuntur. [The Copra shore where the fragments of ships that have been smashed in the Charybdis vortex wash ashore.]
A1, B1  DASCON|SINVS
E2  Drepanum vel|Argenum prom. [Cape Drepanum or Argenum.]
A2, B2  Drepanum|prom
E1  Falacrium Prom
E3, E2  IONIUM MARE
A2  LILYBAEVM|prom (A3) [Cape Lilymaeum.]
A1  MAGNVS|PORTVS|SYRACVSARVM [The large harbour of the Syracusians.]
E2  MAMERTINVM FRETVM,quod et RHEGI:|VM,et SICILIAE vocatur,MIXODIE Homero et Apol:|lonio. (E1) [The straights of Mamertinum, which is also called Rhegium and Sicily; Homerus and Apollonius call it Mixodie.]
E3  MEGARIS SINVS
E3  Naustathmus portus,Plinio|Phoenicus PtolemŠo [The harbour of Naustathmus, according to Plinius. PtolemeŠus calls it Phoenicus.]
E3  Ocl ▀ia prom.|Edi▀a Cice|roni [Cape Oclyssia, called Edissa by Cicero.]
E3  PACHYNVS PROM.
E3  Pach nus portus
A1  PARVVS|PORTVS [Small port]
E1  PELORVM PROM
A1  Plemmyrium prom.|Virgilio et Thuc :|didi. [Cape Plemmyrium, as found in Vergilius and Thucydides.]
E3  Plemm rium prom Thuc d [Plemmyrium Cape, according to Thucydodes.]
E1  Scylla
E3  Taurus prom PtolemŠi [Cape Taurus, according to PtolemŠus.]
A1  Taurus prom.
E2  Taurus|Prom
E3  Trogilorum portus
B1, D1  TYRRHENVM MARE
E2  Vlij▀is portus [The harbour of Ulysses]
E2  XiphoniŠ prom. [Cape Xiphonia]

Textblocks

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A2  Locaricum,et ad|Oliuam urbes,ha:|bet Anton.inter|H ccarum et Li:|l bŠum [Locaricum and the cities near the olive trees, between Hijccara and Lilijbaeus, as Antoninus writes. [removed between 1592 and 1595]]
B2  Porpacem et Tel:|mi▀um flumina circa|Aegestum,habet Aeli|anus,et Scamandrű Diodorus (A2) [As Aelianus says, the rivers Porpacis and Telmissum are near Aegestum; according to Diodorus they are near Scamandrum.]
E1  Solis boues in hoc littore sta:|bulari,credidit antiquitas [Antiquity believed that the cows of the Sun had their stable on this coast.]

Placenames

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E1, D1  AbacŠna
A1  Achara
A1  Achradina
E2  Acius
D3  AcrŠ,et AgrŠ [AcrŠ, also called AgrŠ.]
B2  Ad Olivam. [added between 1592 and 1595]
D2  Adran:|num
D2  Aetna,vel Inesia (E2) [Aetna or Inesia.]
D1  Agath rion,vel|Agantinnum item|Agatirna [Agathyrion or Agantinnum, also Agatirna.]
C3  Agrigentum
C3  Agrigentum|emp.
D2  Agurium
D2  Alcta Ptol.|Aleta Latini. [Alcta so called by PtolemŠus, the Romans call it Aleta.]
C2  AletŠ Ptol.|Latino (D2) [AletŠ, of the Romans according to Ptolemaeus.]
B3  Allaua
B2  Alluria
D1  Alontium,Solusubre|videtur Antonini. (D2) [Alontinium, which seems to be called Solusubre by Antoninus.]
C2  AlŠsa,et|Halesa.fortŔ|ca,que Archo:|nidia Ó Diodoro|cognominatur. [AlŠsa, also Halesa; maybe by Diododorus called Archonidia.]
C3  Ancrina
E2  Aphrodisium,siue|Veneris fanum [The Temple of Aphrodite or Venus.]
E2  Apollinis arche|getŠ ara [The altar of Apollo the original founder] [translation from Bill Thayer, with thanks]
B2  AquŠ Perti|cianenses
B2  AquŠ SegestanŠ|siue PrincianŠ [The waters of Segestana, or Pinciana.]
E1  Artemisium,|sive Dianium [Artemisium or Dianium.]
C2  AthenŠum|siue MinervŠ|Vrbs. [AthenŠum or the city of Minerva.]
D2  A▀orus
E3  Bidis
E2  Bidius
D2  Bricinnia
D3  Bucra
C2  Cac ron.|et Caci|rini. [Cacyron, also called Cacirimi.]
D1  Calacta,vel|Cale Acte,Ga:|leate Antonini. (D2) [Calacta or Cale Acte, by Antoninus called Galeate.]
D3  CalatŠ.et Cala:|tini,fortŔ Galatani quoque. [CalatŠ, also Calatini, perhaps Galatani.]
D3  Callipolis,aut|Euboea fortŔ [Callipolis, or perhaps Eupoea.]
D3, C3  CallonianŠ
D2, D3  Caluisiana
D3  Cama|rina
C3  Camicos
D2  Capitina,et Ca:|pitonia. [Captina, also called Capitonia.]
D2, C2  Cap tium
C3  CarconianŠ
D3  Casmena
E2  Catana|Colonia
D3  Caucanus
E3  Caucon
C3  Cena
D2  Centoripe
C2  Cephaloedis,et Cefa:|lodum. [Cephaloedis, also called Cefalodum.]
D3  Cerretana
E3  Cesaris|piscina
B2  Cetaria,an Citari|ni Plinij. (A2) [Cetaria, possibly called Citarini by Plinius.]
D2, C2  Chr se fanum
E3, D3  Col mbetra
C2  ComitianŠ (B2) [added between 1592 and 1595]
C2  Cot rga.an Coroni|anum Anton. [Cotyrga or Coronianum according to Antonius.]
C3  Dedali:|um
D2  D metus
C3  Ecnomus
B2, B3  Elcethium
E3  Elorus
B2  El ma
D3  Engyum|Ptol. [added between 1592 and 1595]
C2, D2  Eng on
C2  Enna
B3  Entella
C2  Erbe▀us
D2  Erbita|Ptol. (C2) [Erbita is what PtolemŠus calls it.]
B2  Eryx
E3  Euboea fortŠ hic,|aut Calliposis. [Here is Euboea, or Calliposlis.]
A1  Eur alus,qui forte|MacrŠ,et Macropolis [Eur alus, also called Macrae and Macropolis.]
C3  Falarium
D2  Galaria
E3  Galeagra turris
C3  Gela,Gellensis,et Lindij [Gela or Gellensis, also called Lindij.]
D2  Gelasium|Philosophi|anŠ
B3  Halic Š
D2  Hemichara Ptolemei.|an Imacarenses Plinij. [Hemichara is what PtolemŠus calls it, but Plinius calls it Imacarensis.]
C2  Herbesum|Polibij [Herbesum according to Polibius.]
A1  Hexap lum|quod et Lab:|dalum [Hexap lum, which is also called Labdalum.]
C2  Himera
D3  Hybla Ant.
C2  Hybla Ptolemei [Hybla according to PtolemŠus.]
C3  H bla minor,|quŠ et Hora,In:|colŠ cuius GaleotŠ. [Small Hybla, also called Hora; its inhabitants are called GaleotŠ.]
E3  H bla,quŠ et|Megara (D3) [H bla, also called Megara.]
B2  H ccara
D2  H dia
A1  Iegas
B2, B3  Ietas
D3  Ina
D3  In cos.
B3  Legum
A1  Leon,et|Leontia [Leon, also called Leontia.]
D2  Leontiű
E3, D3  Lepas|acrŠum
B2, A2  Lil bŠum
B2  Locaricum (C2) [added between 1592 and 1595]
E3  Longum prom.
B2  Macella
E3  Machara quŠ postea|Minoa [Machara, which was later called Minoa.]
D3  Mactorium
D3  Magella
B3  Mazara vrbs,Egyon/plutarchi videtur [The city of Mazara, which seems to be called Egyon by Plutarchus.]
E3, E2  Megara|statto (D2) (D3)
D3  MendŠ
D2  MenŠ,qui fortŔ|Menanini Plinio. (D3) [MenŠ, perhaps called Menanini by Plinius.]
E1  Me▀ana|quŠ et Zancle [Messina, which is also called Zancle.]
C3  Minoa,quŠ et|Heraclea [Minoa, which is also called Heraclea.]
D2  Morgenti|um.
E3  Mot a
B2  Mot ca,et Mutiensis [Mot ca, also called Mutiensis.]
D2  Mutistratum,eadem|forte cum Amestrato (C2) [Mutistratum, perhaps the same as Amestrato.]
A1  M thon
E1  Naulochus
A1  Neapolis
B2  Neapolis
E3  Neas,et|Netini [Neas, also called Netini.]
D2  Nectum
E2  Ne▀a
C2  Olulis
A1  OlympiŠum
A1  Ort gia,que et Nasos,|item HomothermŠ (B1) [Ort gia, which is also called Nasos and HomothermŠ.]
B2  PalŠopolis
B2  Panormus.
B2, C2  Paropus
C3, D2  Petiliane (C2)
C2  Petra,et|Petrini [Petra, also called Petrini.]
D2, D3  Phocea
C3  Phthinthia,et|Phintiensis [Phthinthia, also called Phintiensis.]
C2  PicinianŠ [added between 1592 and 1595]
B3  Pintia Ptol.:Phintia in nummis:Phintiŕsis Plinij|Pithinianum (vel Picinianum) Antonini videtur [Pintia according to PtolemŠus; Phintia on coins; Plinius calls it Pittiensis; and Antoninus seems to call it Phithinianum (or Picinianum).]
C2  Pirina [added between 1592 and 1595]
D3  Plutia
A1  Policjna
E1  Rhegium Iu:|lium
B2  Schera,et|Scherini. [Schera, also called Scherini.]
E1  Sc ylla
B2  Segesta,vel Aegesta,quŠ et Diceopolis [Segesta or Aegesta, also called Diceopolis.]
B2  Segesta|nű emporiű [Segesta, now a market place.]
B3  Selinus.
B2  Semelli:|tani
D2  Sergentium
C2  Solus et|Soluntum [Solus, also called Soluntum.]
E2  St ella Stephani,forte. (E3) [Styella, as Stephanus seems to call it.]
E3  SyracusŠ
A1  SYRACVSAE|quadriurbs [Syracuse, consisting of four cities.]
E2  Tamaritium|Pabnarum
E2  Tauromenia|olim Naxos. [Tauromenia, once called Naxos.]
A1  Temenitis|arx
B3  ThermŠ,vel Ad Aquas Larodas [Hot springs, or At the Waters of Larodas.]
C2  ThermŠ|HimerŠ
D2  Tissa,vel|Thisse (E2) Tissa or Thisse.]
D2  Traianopolis
D3  Trinacria
C3, B3  Triocala
E3  Trogilum
E2  Trotilum
A1  Tycha.
D1  Tynda:|ris siue|T ndariű [Tyndaris or Tyndarium.]
B2  Veneris Aeneidis|ara vel Parthenicű. [The altar of Venus in the Aeneid, or of the Parthenici.]
B2  Veneris|ErycinŠ
E2  Xiphonia

Mountain ranges, mountains, dunes

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D2  Aetna mons,CŠlestis|columna Pindaro. (E2) [Mount Aetna, the pillar of heaven according to Pindarus.]
C3  Agragas|mons.
C3, B3  Caprianus|mons.
E1  Chalcidicus|mons
B2, C2  Cratas mons
D2  Erij montes,vel|ErŠi,fertilitatis|admirandŠ [Mounts Erii, or ErŠi, of admirable fertility.]
B2  Eryx mons [added between 1592 and 1595]
B2  Er x mons
D2  Hereus mons
D3  HyblŠi|montes
D2  Myconius|mons.
C2  Nebrodes|mons
E2  Neptunus mons.
C3  Torus|mons
C3  Vulcani mons

Degrees

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C1, B1  38

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

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E1  Bruttij.vel|Brettania|regio. [The region of the Brutti or Brettania.]
C2  Campus Ennen:|sis
D2  CATANAEI.
D2, E2  CYCLOPES.
A1  DASCON|REGIO.
B2  ELYMI.
E3  Epipo:|lŠ
A1  EpipolŠ
D2  Galarina|regio.
D3, C3  Geloi campi.
A1  GYAS.
E3  GYAS.
E1  ITALIAE|PARS.
D2, D3  LAESTRIGONES.
D2  LEONTINI|Campi,et GEOR|GESIMA Regio. [The fields of Leontin, also called the Georgesima region.]
E3  Martis|transitus [The passage of Mars.]
E2  MESSENII,vel|MAMERTINI. (D2) [The Messeni or Mamertini.]
C2, B2  OBRITAE.
E1, E2  PalŠstenus ager
E1  PELORITANA ORA
E2, D2  Piorum Cam:|pus
B2  SEGESTANI.
B3  SELINVNTIA ORA.
C3  SICANIA REGIO.
D2  SymŠ:|thij.
D3  SYRACVSII.
A1  Tyraca|palus [The swamp of Tyraca.]
E3  Via Elorina.
E1  Via Pompeia
D2, E2  XVTHIA.

Islands

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A3  Aegusa
B1  Aeolia
E1  Chersonesus,Apollonio (D1) [Chersonesus according to Apollonius.]
B3  Cos rus ins:Stephano.qui urbem et fluuium|quoquŠ cognominem|in Sicilia habet,an hoc|eodem tractu,aut alibi,ignoro. [The isle of Cosyrus; so called by Stephanus who has a city and a river of that name in Sicily, but whether it is here or elsewhere, I do not know.]
E2  C clopum scopuli [The cliffs of the Cyclopes]
D1  Did me
C1  Erodes, vel Eri:|cusa
E1  Euon mus
A2  Hiera,quŠ et Hieronesos|Plinio ac Polijbio. Maritima Anto:|nini est. (A3) [The isle of Hiera, also called Hieronesos by Plinius and Polybius. Antoninus calls it Maritima.]
D1  Lipara quŠ et|Meligunis [Lipara which is also called Meligunis.]
E1, D1  MylŠ
B2  Paconia
A1  Parua insula,|Thuc didi [The small island of Thucydides.]
C1, D1  Phoenicodes
A2  Phorbantia
E3  Tapsus Virgilij|Thapsus,Thucydidis [The island of Tapsus according to Vergilius. Thucydides calls it Thapsus.]
B1  Vstica
D1  Vulcani templű

Rivers, inlets, creeks

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E2  Acio flu.
B2  Acithius flu.
D2  Adranum flu.
C3  Agragas flu.
E3  Alabus flu.Ala:|chis Vibij (D3). [The river Alabus, called Alachis by Vibius.]
B3, C3  Alba flu.
C3  Alba flu. [added between 1592 and 1595]
E2  Amenan:|nus flu.
A1  Anapus flu.
D3  Anapus flu.an Ana:|tis Livij.Anecus|Vibij est. (E3) [The river Anaput, called Anatis by Livius. In Vibius you find Anecus.]
E2  Asines,vel Acesine flu.|An Tauromius flu.Vibij. [The river Asines or Acesine, but by Vibius called the river Taurominus.]
B3, B2  At s flu.
E3  A▀inarum flu.
B2  Batheus flu.
E3  Cac pario flu.
C3  Camicus flu.
D2  Chida fl.
D2  Chr sas flu.
D2  Cyamosorus flu.
E3  Cyane fons (D3) [added between 1592 and 1595]
D3  Diana flu.
D3  DianŠ|fons
B2  Eleutherus flu.Ore:|thum Vibij fortŔ [The river Eleutherus, perhaps the same that Vivius calls Orethum.]
E3  Elorum flu.
D1, D2  Helicon flu.
B2  Herbessus flu.
C2  Himera flu.
C2  Himera flu.
C3  Himera,qui et Gelas flu. [The river Himera which is also called Gelas.]
D3  Hipparis,Iporus|Hictaris flu. [The river Hipparis, or Iporus, or Hictaris.]
D3  Hirminium flu.
D3  Hypsa flu.PtolemŠo. [The river which ProlemŠus calls Hypsa.]
B3  H psa flu./Plinio [The river Hypsa, according to Plinius.]
B3, C3  Isburus flu.
B3  Lanarius flu.
C3  Lijcus qui et|Hal cus flu. [The river Lijcus, which is also called Halycus.]
D2  Li▀on fl.
D1, E1  Longanus flu. (D2)
B3  Mazara flu.
D2  Menais|fons
C2  Monalus flu.
D3, E3  Motychanus flu.
D3, D2  Myla flu.
D3  Oanus|flu.
E2  Onobala flu.
E3  Orinus flu.qui et|Erineus [pThe river Orinus, also called Erineus.]
E2  Pantachus vel|Pantagia flu.
E1  Phactelinus flu.
B3  Selinus flu.
D3  Sicanus flu.|fortŔ. [Probably the river Sicanus.]
B2, B3  Sossiuo flu.
E2  S methus flu.PtolemŠi [Symethus river according to PtolemŠus.]
E2, D2  S mŠthus|flu.
D2  Terias flu.
D2  Terias flu.
E2  Terias flu.
A1  Thymbris flu.
D1, D2  Timetus flu.

Privilege

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B1  Cum Pruilegio decennali Imp.|Reg.&cancellariŠ Braban:|tiŠ 1584. (C1) [With an imperial and royal ten year privilege, and that of the Council of Brabant, 1584.]

Cartouches

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C1  SICILIAE|VETERIS|TYPVS.|Ex Conatibus Ab. Ortelij. [A representation of Sicily in ancient times, from the records od Abraham Ortelius the geographer.]
A2  Territorij Syracusani loca,in:|certŠ positionis:AcrillŠ,Echetla,Magel:|la. [Places in the area of Syracuse. Of uncertain location are Acrillae, Echetta and Magella.]
A3  Veteris SiciliŠ loca,incertŠ aut pror:|sus incognitŠ positionis. [Placenames uf uncertain or formerly unknown location] | VRBES [Cities] Acharenses|Acra|Adr x|Amathe|Anc rŠ|Arbele|Artacia|Aterium|Atina|Bucinija|Calauria|Causonia|Chimera|Comitianum|Crastus|Crenides qui|philippi [changed in 1624 to Philippi.] |Cijdonia|Did me|Egg na|Esini|Emporium|Ergetium|Er ce|Exagyos|Halentina|Hippana,que|et Ipana|Homot les|Iaetia,an|Ietas|Ichana|Indara|Lichindus|Megarus|Miscera|Morg na|Nacona|NoŠ,an fortŔ|Nooeni|Non mna|Och ra|Omphace|Piacus|Pirina|Plinte|PropalŠ|ProstropŠa|Sinoe▀a|Stilpe|Talaria.|ZRCES [Strongholds] Cype|Eizelos|Elauia|Eucarpia|Mot lŠ.|VICI, [Villages] |Paradisus|MONTES [Mountains]|Atabirius|Torgium|FLVVII [Rivers]|Achates|Dam rias|Elysius|Hypas|Pachisius|Rh acus|Triopala|REGIONES [Regions]|AphannŠ|Craserium|Epiora|Pelagonia|Rhybdus|STAGNVM [swamp] Gelonium|POPVLI [tribes Ecestienses|Etini|Chalcides|Herblulenses|Icilienses|Letini|TimŠi|LOCA [Places] |Ambicias|Apollinis ref.|AchillŠum|Cabala|Chalis refug.|C mba|Draxum|Hipponium Italicum|Mela|Mergana|Mesopotamium|plaga|Micite|Gorgium|NomŠ|PhŠdŠ|Rh acus|Saturnifan.|Senis|ScritŠa.

Lakes

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A1  Archidemia|fons
D3  Camarinus|Palus
D3  Cocanicus|lacus
C2  Fons En:|g on
A1  G ane fons
D2  Hercule|us lacus.
A1  L simelia|palus [The swamp called L simelia.]
A1  MagŠa fons
A1  Mylichie fons
D3  Palicus lacus|alicubi hic,et Palica urbs. [Lake Palicus is somewhere here, and the city of Palicia.]
C2  Pergus lacus,|et vmbilicus|SiciliŠ. Hic|Proserpinam|Ó Plutone|raptam fe:runt. (D2) [Lake Pergus, also called the navel of Sicily. Here they say that Proserpina was ravished by Pluto.]
A1  Temenitis|fons.

Orientations

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C3  MERIDIES
A2  OCCIDENS
E2  ORIENS
C1  SEPTEMTRIO.

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