Explore Old Maps, Antique Maps, and more!

Sea Monsters (C van Duzer) 017

Brendan's ship on the back of a whale. - Scanned from a new book by Chet Van Duzer and published by the British Library: 'Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps'

Nothing puts a smile on a sea monster's face like a naked lady in a seashell. The lady here represents Bold Fortune, and she appears in a map made in 1565 by Paolo Forlani. (Library of Congress)

Hunting Giant Octopuses, Flying Turtles, and Other Ancient Sea Monsters

An early vision of wind-surfing: a woman holds a sail in order to ride the waves on the back of a sea monster. From Paolo Forlani, Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi (Venice,

Jonah being cast overboard to the sea monster, from Ortelius's map of the Holy Land in his Theatrum orbis terrarum.

In Images: Ancient Maps and Sea Monsters

JONAH BEING CAST overboard to a sea monster in Abraham Ortelius's Theatrum orbis terrarum (Theater of the World) of (British Library) Hunting Giant Octopuses, Flying Turtles, and Other Ancient Sea Monsters

Kraken and Owl Whales: Take a Dip With History's Most Terrifying Sea Monsters - Wired Science

Kraken and Owl Whales: Take a Dip With History’s Most Terrifying Sea Monsters

Carta Marina - Century map of the seas with bizarre and ferocious sea monsters

Sea Monster Drawing Map Ancient <b>sea monsters</b>  cartes anciennes  old <b>maps</b> <b></b>

Sea Monster Drawing Map Ancient <b>sea monsters</b> cartes anciennes old <b>maps</b> <b></b>

Pinterest
Search