Atlas of Dream Lands

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Atlas of Dream Lands
Atlas of Dream Lands
$29.99
Available In Store
Description
A keepsake collection of maps depicting legendary and real places for the lover of literature, history, and cartography.

This exploration of the "Mythical Elsewhere" explores a wide array of places, from the well known to the obscure, through the eyes of historians, explorers, conquerors, and writers across the ages. Lose yourself in the past as you travel to such destinations as Troy, the Mughal Empire, the Congo, the river Nile, El Dorado, and many more across the globe:

Europe: Candia, Kythira, Ogygia, Troy

Asia: Cathay, Cipangu, Colchis, the Mughal Empire, Golconda, Kafiristan, the Land of the Cimmerians, Taprobana, Tartary

Africa: Barbary Coas, Cape Bojador, Congo, Meroë, Mutapa, the Land of the Mangbetu, Prester John's Kingdom, the Kingdom of Saba', the Source of the River Nile, the Lands of Good Hope

The Americas: Araucanía, Cibola, El Dorado, the Land of the Amazons, Tierra del Fuego

Southern Lands: New Cythera, Terra Australis
the Edge of the World: the Isles of the Blessed, the Garden of the Hesperides, Lemuria, Thule

Accompanied by this unique atlas and the great explorers of antiquity and Renaissance as well as poets, scholars, and novelists of all eras, readers will embark on a poetic exploration of the world. Let such greats as Herodotus, Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus, and Heinrich Schliemann be your guide on this journey to dreamlike places that are sometimes imagined and imaginary but, to those who believe, always "perfectly real."​ It's a trip you will never forget.
Description
A keepsake collection of maps depicting legendary and real places for the lover of literature, history, and cartography.

This exploration of the "Mythical Elsewhere" explores a wide array of places, from the well known to the obscure, through the eyes of historians, explorers, conquerors, and writers across the ages. Lose yourself in the past as you travel to such destinations as Troy, the Mughal Empire, the Congo, the river Nile, El Dorado, and many more across the globe:

Europe: Candia, Kythira, Ogygia, Troy

Asia: Cathay, Cipangu, Colchis, the Mughal Empire, Golconda, Kafiristan, the Land of the Cimmerians, Taprobana, Tartary

Africa: Barbary Coas, Cape Bojador, Congo, Meroë, Mutapa, the Land of the Mangbetu, Prester John's Kingdom, the Kingdom of Saba', the Source of the River Nile, the Lands of Good Hope

The Americas: Araucanía, Cibola, El Dorado, the Land of the Amazons, Tierra del Fuego

Southern Lands: New Cythera, Terra Australis
the Edge of the World: the Isles of the Blessed, the Garden of the Hesperides, Lemuria, Thule

Accompanied by this unique atlas and the great explorers of antiquity and Renaissance as well as poets, scholars, and novelists of all eras, readers will embark on a poetic exploration of the world. Let such greats as Herodotus, Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus, and Heinrich Schliemann be your guide on this journey to dreamlike places that are sometimes imagined and imaginary but, to those who believe, always "perfectly real."​ It's a trip you will never forget.
ISBN
9780764365942
Publication Date
March 27, 2023
Binding
Hardcover
Item Condition
New