Cartographica Neerlandica Topographical names for Ortelius Map No. 217


Oceans, Seas, Bays, Gulfs, Straights, Capes

Quadrant Text
A2, A3  Adriaticum siue Ionium mare.
A2, E2  AEGAEVM PELAGUS (B2) (D2)
B3, C3  Africum siue L bicum mare.
E3  Ampelus prom.
B2  Amphimalus,vel Am:|phipalia sinus.
D1  Arcton prom.
A1, A2  Arenosum|littus.
A1  Attium|prom.
E1  Carallitanus si:|nus et Carallita:|num pr§.
E3, E2  Carpathium mare.
A1  Casalus sinus.
D1, C1  Chelonites prom.
E1  Chersonesus.
D1  Columbarium prom.
A3  Corcyrus|prom.
A3  Criumetopon.1.|Arietis frons prom.
E1  Cunium pr§.
A2  Cyamon,vel Cimarus|prom.
C2  Dion prom.
B2  Drepanum|prom.
D1  Errebantium prom.
D3, E3  ErythrŠum|prom.
D1  Fretum Gallicum,qui et|Sardonius sinus,item Taphros.
B1  Fretum Gallicum.
D1  Gorganum|prom.
B1  Graniacum|prom.
B2, D2  Greticum mare profundissimum [according to] Straboni (C2)
B3, A3  HermŠa|prom.
E1  HermŠum|prom.
C1, D1  IONIVM MARE.
E3  Itanum prom.
C3  Leon|prom.
C1  Leucymna prom.
E1  Littus fini:|timum.
C1  Myrtunti:|um ma:|re.
C1  Neritum.
A2  Psacum|prom.
A1, A2  Rhium prom.
A1  Sacrum prom.
E2  Samonium prom|quod et Salmonidis item Sal:|mone in Actis. [Cape Samonium, also called Salmonidis, and also Salmone in the [Bible] Acts.]
A1  Vagum|prom.
A1, A2  Viriballum|prom.
D2  Zephyrium|prom.

Textblocks

Quadrant Text
D1  CephalleniŠ incognita. [Places of unknown location on the isle of Cephallenia]
B3  IncertŠ positionis locorum nomina. [Names of places of uncertain location.]
D2  IncognitŠ positionis vocabula Sardonica (E1) [Sardinian places of unknown location:]
E2  insulŠ ante|Samonium,Plinio [islands in front of Samonium, according to Plinius]
D1  IthacŠ incognita. [Places of unknown location on the isle of Ithaca.]
B1  Loca Cor:c ra incognita. [Places of uncertain location on the isle of Corc ra.]
B2  Loca incognitŠ|positionis. [Places of uncertain location.]
D3  Urbium CretŠ nomina,quorum situs ignoratur. (E3) [Names of cities on Crete of unknown location.]

Placenames

Quadrant Text
C3  Aegiochus.locus|educationis Iouis. [Aegiochus, the place where Jupiter was educated.]
C1  Alalcome:|nŠ.
B1  Albiana.
A1  Aleria.
B1  Alista.
A1  Aluca.
B2  Amnisus
E3  Ampelus.
B2  Amphimalla.
B1  Ampli:|pagus
C2  Apollonia.antiquitus|Eleutheri apellata.
B2  Aptera [added in 1595]
B3, B2  Apteria [according to] Plinius habet|Apteron maritimam.
E1  AquŠ Lisi:|tanŠ.
E1  AquŠ Neapo:|litanŠ.
C1  Arcadia vrbs. [added in 1595]
C3  Arcesium antrum
B3  Artacina.
A1  Asincum
C3  Bena.
E1  Bioea.
E1  Bosa.
D2, E2  Camara quŠ et Lato.
A1  Canelate.
E1  Carallis
E1  Caroca:|des.
B1  Cassiope.
A1  Cenestum.
A1  Centuri:|num.
C1  Cephal|lenia.
A1  CesiŠ littus.
A2  Cisamus.
A1  Clunium.
B1, C1  Corc ra.
E1  Cornus.
A1  Corosunum.
C1  Cyatis.
B2, A2  Cydonia.
C2  CytŠum.
A1  DianŠ|portus.
A2  Dictamnum,et|Dict nna.
B2, B3  Dict neum|templum.
A3  Elea.
C3  EleutherŠ.Aoruse,|et Saorus,tria|synoynma Stephano. (D2) (D3) [Eleuthera, Aorus and Saorus, three synonyms according to Stephanus.] ["synoyma" in 1595 corrected to:] synoynma [further corrected in 1624 to:] synonyma
E1, D1  Ercinium.
E1  Feronia.
D3  Gnossus,quŠ|et CŠratus.
C3  Gortina.
E1, D1  Gurulis antiq.
E1  Gurulis|noua.
C2, D2  Heraclea.
D3  Heracleum [added in 1595]
E1  Herculis portus|Tegula fortŔ [according to]Anton
D1  HermŠa.
D1, E1  HerŠum.
D3  Hierapetra,quŠ|et Hierapytna
D3  Hierono:|ros.
D3  Hinatus
E1  Hypsita:|nŠ aquŠ.
A3  Inacho:|rium.
E3  Itanus.
D1  Iuliola.
D3  Labyrinthus.
C2  Lappa
E3  LasŠa.
C3, D3  Lebena
C3  LebenŠum|templum
E1  Lesa.
C1  Leucas.
A3  Li▀us et|Le▀us.
A1  Lurinű.
D3  L ttus,quŠ|et L ctus.
E1, D1  Macopsisa.
A1  Mantinorum|ciuitas
B1  Maria:|num pro.|et ciuitas
A1  Mariana
C3  Matalia,quŠ et|Metallum.
C2  Matium.
B1, A1  Mati▀a.
C1  Meridio:|nale prom.
B2  Minoa.
E3  Minoa.
A1  Mora.
B2  Museium.
E1  Neapolis
E1  Nora.
E1, D1  Nympheus
D1  Olbia.
D1  Olbianus|portus.
D3  Olerus
D2  Olulis.
D3  Omphalium.
A1  Opinum.
E1  Osea.
E1  Pacina.
A1  Palanta.
B1  Palla.Pal:|mŠ fortŔ| [according to] Antonini.
D3  Pannona.
C2  Panormus.
C2  Pantoma:|trium.
B2  Paraesum.
B1, A1  Pauca
B1  Phala:|crum pro
A3  Phalarna,quŠ|Phalasarna.
B1  Philon  portus|an Nauo:|nis [according to] An:|tonini.
B1  Phisera.
B3  Phoenicus port|tus.
B3  Phoenix,Lampei cogno:|mine apud Strabonem.|Lampiorum meminit Polybius 4. [Phoenix, known to Strabo under the name of Lampei. Polybius in book 4 calls it Lampeiorum.]
C3  PhŠstum.
C1  Planormus|portus [added in 1595]
D1  Plubium.
B3  Poecilasium.
B2  Polichna.
C1  Polyctorium
B3  Polyren,Polyr:|rhenia,et Polyr:|henium.
B1  PrŠsidium.
C1  Psophis.
C3, B3  Psychium.
B1  Pt chia.
E3  Pulcher|portus.
E1  Pupulum.
C3  Pythion.
A3  Rhamnus
B2  Rhit mŃ [replaced in 1624 by:] Rhitymna
A1  Ropicum.
B1  Rubra.
C1  Same.
E1  Sarapis.
E1  Sardopatris|fanum.
C1  Septentrio:|nale prom.
A1  Sermitium.
E1  Solci.
B2  StelŠ.
B3  Subrita.
E1  Susalei. [added in 1624:] villa.
D3  Syia [added in 1601]
E1  Sypicius portus.
B1  Syracusanus|portus.
A1  Talcinum.
A3  Tarba,fortŔ|Tarrha [according to] PausaniŠ
E1  Tarras.
E1  Tegula [added in 1595]
D3  ThenŠ.
D1  Tibula.
D1  Tilium.
A1  Tilox.
B1  Titanus|portus
D1  Turris|Bissonis
A1  TutelŠ ara.
E1  Valeria.
A1  Venicium.
A1  Vrcini:|um.
E1  Vsellis.
C1, D1  Zac n:|thus

Places of uncertain location

Quadrant Text
E2  Aconites [tribe]
E2, D2  Ad Herculŕ
E2  Ad Puluinos
E2  Ad Turres
A3, B3  Adrasus,
D1  Aeneus (C1) [mountain.]
D2  Agraule
B2  Alalia
D3  AlbŠ
B1  Alcinoi portus [harbour]
B3  Amnisus [river.]
D2  Aradis
B3  Arbius, [mountain]
D3, C3  Arcadia
D3  Archidium
E2  Armedon,
D3, C3  Asos
B3  Asterusia, [mountain.]
C3  Asticla [isle.]
A3, B3  Athrona,
D3, C3  Aulon,
D3, C3  Axus
E2  Balari [tribe]
D1  BaŠa, [mountain]
D3  Biennus,
D2  Biora
B2  Blesmo,
D3  BoeŠ,
D3  Cantanus.
D2  Caput Tyrsi
B2  Carax,
D2  Carbia
B3  Carine, [mountain.]
D3  Catrea,
D3  Caunus,
D2  Celiem
B3  CeretŠ [tribe]
D3  Chalcetoriű,
D2  Charmis
D3  Clatos.
D2  Cochlearia
C3  Coresium [lake.]
A3, B3  Corium,
D1  Cranij [tribe]
D3  Cytinos,
E2  Diagebres,qui quondam Io:|laenses,fortŔ ijdem cum Iliensibus. [The Diagebres, once called Iolaenses, maybe the same as Ilienses. [tribe]]
D3  Drauca [added in 1595]
B3  Dr ttŠ [changed in 1601 into:] DryitŠ
D3  Dulopolis,
D2  Elephantaria
D3  Elyrus,
B2  EniconiŠ
D3  Etia,
D2  Fan.Carisij
D2  Ferraria
D2  For.Traiani
E2  GemellŠ
D3  Glania
D3  Grammium,
D3  Hattia,
D3  Hierapolis,
B3  Hippororo:|nium.
D3  Holopyxos,
D3  Hydramia,
D3  Istros.
D3  Lasio,
B3  Lasion [mountain.]
E2, D2  Longones
E2, D2  Lugudonec
D3  Lycastos,
B3  L cij.
D3  Marathusa,
E2, D2  MediŠ
B1  Meliteius mons [mountain]
E2, D2  Metalla
D3  Methymna.
E3, D3  Miletus,
E2, D2  Molaria
E3  MycenŠ (D3), [added in 1601]
E3, D3  Myrina,
E2  Nafa
E2  Naulochus,
C3  Naumachos.
E3, D3  Nauphra,
E3, D3  Naxus,
D1  NesiotŠ [tribe]
B3  Oaxes, [river.]
E3, D3  Oaxus,
E3, D3  Olus,
E3  Olysa,
B3  Onychium
B3  Orij. [tribe]
E2  Othoca
B3  Othr s [mountain]
D1  PalŠa, [city]
E2  Pellidi [tribe]
B3  Pergamia
E3  Pergamum,
E3  Phalanna,
E3  Phalannea [in 1624 changed into:] PhalannŠa,
E3  PharŠ,
E2  PhocŠ,
D1  Phorc nus [harbour.]
E2  PlatiŠ,
E2  Porticenses
E3  Priesus,
D1  Pronos [city]
B2  PrŠsidium,
E3  PrŠsus,fortŔ|Prasum,
E3  Pyloros,
E3  Rhaucos,
D1  Rhitrus [harbour.]
E3  Rhizenia,
E3  Rhytium,
C3  RocceŠ|DianŠ. [changed in 1624 to:] RocceŠ siue|DianŠ.
E2  Sarcapos [changed in 1624 into:] Satrapos
E3  Satra,quŠ|Eleutherna,
E3  Sibyrtus,
E2  Sirnides,
E2  Sorabile
E2  So▀itani [tribe]
E3  Strenos,
B3  Styracium (C3) [mountain.]
E3  Syia,
E3  Syrinthos,
E3  Tegea,
B3  Tethr nes. [river.]
E2  Tharpos
E3  TheraphŠ
B3  Tripos [in 1601 changed into:] Tripolus.]
B3  Triton, [river.
E2  Turobilis
B2  Vapanis.
E2  ViniolŠ
E2  Zephyre,

Mountain ranges, mountains, dunes

Quadrant Text
B3  Asterusia|mons.
A1  Aureus mons.
A2  Cadiseus mons.
A3  Cor cus mons
E3, D3  Dicte mons,qui et|DictŠus.item Dic:|tinŠus [Š with tilde] [in 1624 changed into:] DictinnŠus.
C2  Ida mons,qui et Chryso:|mallus.Iouis|cunabula. (C3) [Mount Ida, also called Chrysomallus. Here stood the cradle of Jupiter.]
A3  Leuci,vel Albi|montes.
E1  Menomini|montes,qui et|Insani.
B3, C2  Panacra mons,et Pana:|crum opidum (B2)
C3  Pytna|collis.
A1, A2  Rhoetus|mons.
A3  Tarrha|mons.
A3, B3  Tityrus mons. (A2)

Degrees

Quadrant Text
A1  32 31
B1  32 31
D1  32 31 30
E1  32 31 30
A3  35
E3  35
A2  36
D1  36
E2  36
C1  38 37
B1  39
E1  39 38
B1  40
D1  40
A1, B1  42 41
D1  47 45
B1  47 46 45
A2  52
A3  52.
B2  53. 54.
B3  53. 54.
C3  55
C2  55.
D2  56.
D3  56.
E3  57
E2  57.

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

Quadrant Text
E1  AESORONEN:|SII.
B1  BLATONI.
D1, E1  CARINSII.
A1  CERVINI.
A3  Chersonesus
A1  CILIMBESII.
D1, E1  CORACIN:|SII.
E1  CORNESII,qui|et AECIHLENSII.
E1  CORPICEN:|SII.
D1  CORSII
B1  COVMA:|DENI.
E1  CVNI:|STANI.
A3, B3  CYDONES.
D2, E3  DORIENSES|TRICHAICES. (D3) (E2)
B1  EPIRI PARS.
C3, D3  ETEO:CRE:TES. (B3)
A1, B1  HOPENI.
A1  LICNE:|NI.
E1  LVCVIDONESII.
A1, B1  MACRE:|NI.
E1  NEAPOLI:|TANI.
E1  NOREN:|SES.
C3  Pyranthus saltus.
C3  Pyranthus.
E1  RVACENSII.
E1  SCAPI:|TANI.
E1  SICVLENSII.
E1  SOLCE:|TANI.
E1  SOLCI:|TANI.
B1  SVBASA:|NI.
A1  SYMBRI.
A1  TARRABENI.
D1  TIBVLATII.
B1, A1  TITIANI.
E1  VALENTI:|NI.
A1  VANACENI.

Islands

Quadrant Text
C1  Asteria,quŠ|et Piries.
C1  CEPHAL:|LENIA INS.
D2  Cherso:|nesus.
D3  Chrysa,Caudo,Butoa,|Ophiusa,et Rhamnus,|hoc tractu insulŠ.
A3  Claudos
C1  CORCYRA|INS.
A1, B1  CORSICA.
D1  Corsica.
A2  Cor ce|insulŠ
C2  Dia [according to] Ptole|mŠi,Cia [according to] Plinij
E1  Diabate.
C1  Echinades insulŠ
C1  Ericusa.
D1  Herculis [added in 1624:] ins.
E1  Hieraca.
C1  Homericus|tumulus.
D1  Ilua.
B1  INSVLAE MA:|RIS IONII.
C1  ITHACA INS.|in qua Neritus mons.|Arethusa fons,et|Coracis petra. [The isle of Ithaca, where you find Mount Neritus, a spring called Arethusa and a rock called Coracis.]
C3  Letoa [changed in 1624 to:] Lotoa
B2, A2  LeucŠ et BudorŠ|hic insulŠ [according to] Plinio.
C1  LEVCADIA|INS.
C1  Lotoa,et|Letoia.
E1  Molybodes
A3  Musagores tres|insulas habent|hic. Plinius|et Mela. [The Musagores consist of three islands, according to Plinius and Mela.]
A3, A2  Myle insulŠ
D1  NimphŠa
E3  Onisa.et|LeucŠ in:|sulŠ.
E1  Phicaria
D1  Phintonis.
B1  Sardinia
E1, D1  SARDINIA.
C1  Scopesus.
D1  Strophades qui|et PlotŠ insulŠ
C1, D1  ZACYNTHVS|INS. in qua|Elatus mons.

Rivers, inlets, creeks

Quadrant Text
C1, B1  AegŠus flu.
D3, C3  Catarrac:|tes flu.
E1  Cedris flu.
D3  Ceratus flu.qui|fortŔ Theren| [according to] Diodori.
A1  Circidi:|us flu.
C3  Electras flu.
B1  Hierus flu.
E1  Hierus flu.
D3  Inatus fl|et mons [added in 1595]
D3, C3  Letqus flu.
A1, B1  Locra flu.
B3  Ma▀alia flu.
B1  Pitanus flu.
D3  Pothereus flu.
B2  P cnus flu.
A1  Rotanus flu.
E1  SŠprus flu.
E1  Thyrsus,vel|Thorsus flu.
B1, A1  Ticarius|flu.
A1  Tuola flu.
A1  Volerius flu.

Privilege

Quadrant Text
D2  Priuilegio decennali. (E2) [With a privilege for ten years.]

Lakes

Quadrant Text
C3  Boebe|palus.

Cartouches

Quadrant Text
C1  CRETA|Iovis magni,medio iacet insula ponto.|Ex conatibus geographicis Abrahami Ortelij. [The isle of Creta, belonging to great Jupiter, which lies in the middle of the sea. Made from the geographical efforts of Abraham Ortelius.]

Orientations

Quadrant Text
C3  MERIDIES.
E1  Meridies.
A3  OCCIDENS.
C1  Occidens.
C1  Oriens
E3  ORIENS.
A1  Septentrio.
C2  SEPTENTRIO.

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