Maps of ancient Italy – Which old Italian chart do you prefer?

July 22th 2010 by Giulia

Let’s discover how Italy was a long time ago! A fascinating photo trip through the old maps of Italy

Credits: Raremaps

I don’t know if it’s the same to you, but I find that old maps have a kind of charm I can’t explain. It’s just as if they tell a story which absolutely deserve to be listened. Ancient charts, I feel, give off a reverential power that you cannot pass over.

Furthermore, if you’re a bit curious like me, how could you avoid having a look at an old map if you have it within reach? Well, to satisfy our curiosity, I’ve looked for maps of ancient Italy which show how italy was centuries ago. Enjoy!!!

Ancient map of Italy – Old map dating back to 1720
Credits: Anticoantico


Ancient Map of Pompeii – Old map of Pompeii before the eruption of Vesuvio
Credits: Inform.umd.edu


Ancient Map of Tuscany – Old map copper engraved
Credits:
pettinarolimapsandprints


Ancient map of the territory of Rome – Old map dating back to 1620
Credits: pettinarolimapsandprints


Ancient map of Sicily – Old map copper engraved
Credits: pettinarolimapsandprints

 

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Maps of ancient Italy – Which old Italian chart do you prefer?