Cartographica Neerlandica Topographical names for Ortelius Map No. 223


Oceans, Seas, Bays, Gulfs, Straights, Capes

Quadrant Text
C2  AEGAE:|VM PE:|LAGVS.
B3  Breuia,et Syrtes.
C2  Caphareus|prom.
D2  Carpathium|mare.
B2  Chaoni:|us sinus.
B2  Charydis
C2  CinŠthium|prom.
B2  Cyclopum scopuli [the cliffs of the cyclops]
B2  FRET.SICVLVM.
A1, B1  HADRIATICVS SINVS.
B2  Iapygium|prom.
B2  Illyricus|sinus.
B2  IONIVM|MARE.
B2  Lacinium prom.
C3, D3  LIBYCVM MARE.
A2  Lilyboeum|prom.
C2  Malea prom.
A3, D3  MARE MEDI:TERRANEVM. (C3) (D2)
A2, B2  MARE|AVSONIVM.
B2  Megaricus sinus.
B2, B3  Pachinus prom.
C2, C1  PALLENA.
B2, A2  Pelorus|prom.
B2  Plemmyrium prom.
B2  ScylacŠum|prom.
B2  Scylla
B2  Sinus Taren:|tinus.
E3  Sinus|Arabici|pars.
A2  Sirenum scopuli (B2) [The cliffs of the Sirens.]
A3  Syrtis in:|hospita.
B2  Velinus por:|tus

Textblocks

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C2  Bis denis PHRYGIVM|conscendit nauibus ĂQVOR. [Phrygium sailed with twenty ships the surface of the sea.]
A2  Gens inimica mihi TYR:|RHENVM navigat|AEQVOR. [A tribe hostile to me sails the surface of the Thyrrhenian sea.]
E2  Naves quŠ fortŔ paratŠ|corripiunt,onerantque auro,portantur avari|Pygmalionis opes pelago,dux foemina facti. (E3) [The ships which are ready have been prepared and received their cargo of gold, and the avaricious men are carried, their strength in the sea of Pygmalion caused by their female leader.]
B3  Septima post TroiŠ excidium iam vertitur Šstas:|Cum freta,cum terras omnes,tot inhospita saxa,|Syderaque emensŠ ferimur:dum per MARE MAGNVM|Italiam sequimur fugientem,& volvimur undis. (B2) (C2) (C3) [In the seventh year after the loss of Troy the summer has come to an end; so many straights we have seen, so many lands, such inhospitable rocks, that now we are impressed by the immense stars. We follow fleeing Italy through the large sea and are tossed around by the waves.]

Placenames

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C2, B2  Actium
C2  Aeneia
C1, D1  Aenum
A2  Agragas
A1  AlpheŠ PisŠ
A2  Aluntium
C2  Ambracia
B2  AnchisŠ portus.
D2  Antandros,unde|AeneŠ cla▀is|solvit. [Antandros, from where Aeneas' fleet departed.]
C2  Aphrodisias
C2  Aphrodisium [added in 1601]
C2  Argos
A1, A2  Argous|portus.
A2  ArŠ.Saxa vocant Itali|medijs quŠ in fluctibus arŠ. [Altars, is what the Italians call the rocks which are alters in the middle of the waves.]
B2  AthenŠum,sive|MinervŠ templ.
B2  Buthrotum
D1  Byzantium
A2  Caieta
A2  Camarina
B2  CannŠ
C2  Capya
A2, A3  Carthago,|quŠ Age:|noris urbs,|et Byrsa.
B2  Caulon
A2  CircŠum
A1  Co▀a
A2  CumŠ
A1  CŠrite
D1  Dardanus
B2  Diomedis urbs|Argyripa.
B2, C2  Dodona
A2  Drepanum
A2  Egesta|Acesta
A2  Elyma
A2  Gela
D3, D3  Gno▀us (C2) (C3)
A1, A2  GravisŠ
C1  Ismarus
A2  Lauinium.
A2  Laurentum
A2  Misenum
C2  MycenŠ
B2, C2  Neritus
C2  Nesos [added in 1601]
A3  Nympharum|antrum. [Cave of nymphs.]
C2  Oeetis
C2  Orchomenus
B2  Palinurus
E2  Paphos
A2  Parthenope
A1  Patavium|Antenoris vrbs.
C2  Pergamea
B2  Petilia
C2  Phthia
A1  Populonia
A1  PrŠneste
A1, A2  Pyrgi
C2, D2  Rhoeteum
D2, D1  RhoetŠum
A1  Roma
D2  Scepsis,AeneŠ regia.
A2  Selinus
E3  Sidon
D2  Sigeum
C2  Sparta
A1  Tarchon
B2  Tarentum
C2  ThebŠ
A1  Tibur
A2  Troia
B2  Troia
A1  Troia.
D2  Troia.
E3  Tyrus
B2  Velia
B2  Veneris Aeneadis fan.
A2  Veneris ErycinŠ|fanum.
B2  Veneris portus
C2  Veneris templ.
C2, B2  Veneris|templum
B2  Zande

Mountain ranges, mountains, dunes

Quadrant Text
B2, A2  Aetna
A1  Alpes
B1, B2  Apenninus mons. (A1)
C2  CithŠron mons.
C1, C2  Ci▀us mons.
D3  DictŠus mons
A2  Eryx mons.
B2, B1  Garganus|mons
C1  HŠmus mons.
D2  Ida mons,Paridis iudicio|memoratus. [Mount Ida, famous because of Paris'choice.]
E2  Idalius mons.
C3, D3  IdŠus mons,|et nemus
B2, C2  Montes Ceraunij.
C2  Olympus
C1  Rhodope mons.
A1  Soractes

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

Quadrant Text
E3  AEGYPTVS.
A1  Aequicoli.
C1  Agathyrsi.
C2  ALMOPIA.
B2  ANSANC:|TI valles.
E2  ASIA PROPRIA,sive|pars ASIAE MAGNAE. (D2) [Asia proper, or part of Great Asia.]
B2  Aurunci.
B2, A2  Ausonij.
C3  Barcaei.
D2, D1  BEBRYCIA.
B2  CALABRIA.
B2, C2  CHAONIA.
C2  CrusŠi.
C2, D2  CrusŠi. (D1)
C3, C2  Curetes.
A2, B2  Cyclopes
B2  DAVNIA.
C2  Dryopes.
C2, B2  EPEI:|:RVS.
A1, B1  EVROPAE PARS.
A2  Geloi cam:pi.
A3  Getulae.
C1  GetŠ.
A1  Heneti.
A1, A2  Hernici.
A1  HESPERIA SATVR:|NIA et ITALIA.
A1  Hetrusci.
B1, B2  IAPYGIA.
B1  Illyrici.
C2  Lerna
B1  Liburni.
A3, E3  LIBYAE,SIVE AFRI:CAE PARS. (B3) (C3)
B2  LOCI NA:|RICII.
B2  LOCRI EPIZE:|PHYRII.
D2  LYCIA.
A1  Lydi.
C2, C1  MACEDONIA,|cuius populi Pelasgi,|Achiui,Argiui,|Danai,Myrmi:|dones,Dolopes,|Dores,et|Iones. (B1) (B2)
A1  Marsi.
C3  Massyli.
A3  Maurisij.
B2  Oeno:|trij.
B2  Opici.
B2, A2  Osci.
C2  Pallene [added in 1601]
C2  PELOPON:|NESVS
E3  PHOENICIA.
D2  PHRYGIA.
A3  PVNICA|REGNA.
A2  Rutili
A1  Sabini.
B2  Salentini.
B2  Sila|silva
D2  Teucri
B2  Thapsus peninsula.
C1, D1  THRACIA.
D2  TROAS.
A3  Tyrij,et|Poeni.
A2  Volci.

Degrees

Quadrant Text
A3  30
E3  30
A1  30 35
A3, B3  35 40
A2  40 35
E2  40 35
B1  40 45
A1  45
B3  45
E1  45
C1  50
C3  50
D1  55 60
D3  55 60
E1  65 70

Rivers, inlets, creeks

Quadrant Text
B2  Aufidus flu.
A2  Crinisus flu.
A2, B2  Elorus flu.
A1  Eridanus flu.
A2  Gela flu.
C1  Hebrus flu.
A1  Padusa amnis.
A2, B2  Pantagus flu.
B2  Sarnus flu.
D2  Scamander flu.sive Xanthus.
E3  Septem gemini|ostia Nili [Seven related mouths of the river Nile.]
B2  Silaris flu.
A2, B2  Simethus flu.
D2  Simois flu.
A1, A2  Tibris flu.
A1  Timavus|fons.

Islands

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A2  Aeoli insulŠ.
D2  Amorgus
C2  Andros
D2  Astypalea
A2  CapreŠ
D2  Carpathus
D2  Chios
B2  Corcyra
D2  Cos
C3  CRETA.
C2, D2  Cyclades insulŠ.
E2  CYPRVS.
C2  Cythera|insula.
C2  Delos,quŠ|et Ortigia.
C2  Donysa
C2  Dulichi:|um
C2  Euboea insula
C2  Giaros
D2, C2  Icaria
A1, A2  Ilua|insula
A2  Inarime
C2, B2  Ithaca
C2  Lem:|nos
D2, C2  Lesbos
B2, A2  Leucasia
B2  Leucata,in qua|Veneris Aene:|adis fanum. [Leucata, where you find the sanctuary of Venus of Aeneas.]
B2  Lipara
A3, A2  Melita
C2  Melos
C2  Naxos
D2, C2  Oliaros
B2  Ortygin ins.in quŠ|Arethusa fons.
C2  Paros
D2  Pathmos
A2  Prochita
D2  Rho:|dos.
B2, C2  Samos
D2  Samos
C2  Samothra:|cia.
C2  Scyros
C2  Strophades|Harpiarum|domicilium.(B2) [The Strophades isles, home of the Harpiae.]
C2, D2  Tenedos|insula
A2, B2  TRINA:CRIA.
C2, B2  Zacynthus

Privilege

Quadrant Text
E2  Cum privilegio Imperatorio,Regio,|et CancellariŠ BrabantiŠ,decennali.|1594. [With an imperial, royal and council of Brabant privilege for ten years. 1594.]

Cartouches

Quadrant Text
C1  AENEAE TROIA:|NI NAVIGATIO|Ad Virgilij sex priores Aeneidos.|Ex conatibus Geographicis|Abrahami Ortelij Antverp. [The sea journey of Troian Aeneas, after the first six books of the Aeneas by Vergil. From the geographical efforts of Abraham Ortelius of Antwerp.]
E1  PX Alpha Omega|DOCTRINA ET HVMANITATE|CELEBRI DNO BALTHASARO|ROBIANO,R.P.ANT.THE:|SAVRARIO,VIRO ANIMI|CORPORISQ.DOTIBVS|ORNATISS.|Ab.Ortelius veteris amicitiŠ memor|dedicabat. (D1) [In memory of his friendship, Abraham Ortelius dedicated this map to the honourable and famous Balthasar Robianus from the republic of Antwerp, known for his learnedness and spiritual and cultural qualities, treasurer, and honoured for his physical and mental talents.]
D3  Sum pius Aeneas,raptos qui ex hoste Penates|Classe veho mecum,fama super Šthera notus.|Bis denis Phrygium conscendi nauibus Šquor,|Vix septem conuulsŠ undis,Eurˇque supersunt:| [inserted in 1624:] Ipse ignotus,egens,LibyŠ deserta peragro, [end of insert here]| Europa atque Asia pulsus. Aeneid.1. (C3) [I am Aeneas the pious one, and I carry with me the house god has taken from the enemy on my fleet, my fame known in the sky. With twenty ships I sailed the calm Phrygian sea. No more than seven ships, including the Euro, remain now. [added in 1624:] though not aware of it, poor, I roam the Libyan desert [end of 1624 insert], pushed by Europa and Asia. Aeneid, Book 1.]

Lakes

Quadrant Text
A2, B2  Avernus|lacus.
A2, B2  Fucinus la:|cus. (A1) (B1)

Orientations

Quadrant Text
C3  MERIDIES.
A2  OCCIDENS.
E2  ORIENS.

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