Persiae Regnum Persia Old Iran map Magini/Ptolemaeus 1621
Title: Persiae Regnum Sive Sophorum Imperum.
Description: Early Antique map of the Persian Empire including the Caspian Sea and surrounded countries based on Ptolemaeus Claudius earlier maps.
Cartographer: Giovanni Antonio Magini (in Latin, Maginus) (June 13, 1555 – February 11, 1617) was an Italian astronomer, astrologer, cartographer, and mathematician.
He was born in Padua, and completed studies in philosophy in Bologna in 1579. His father was Pasquale Magini, a citizen of Padua. Dedicating himself to astronomy, in 1582 he wrote Ephemerides coelestium motuum, translated into Italian the following year. Published by Galignani, P & F., Padua 1621. Origin: Geographiae universae tum veteris tum novae absolutissimum opus, duobus voluminibus distinctum, ... Antonio Magino Patavino Ptolemaeus, Claudius; Magini, Giovanni Antonio
Size: Sheet app.: 20 x 30 cm. 8 x 12 inches. Image app: 17 x 13 cm. 6.75 x 5 inches. Condition: Very good. A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.