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Hierosolymia ; Jerusalem ; clarissima totius Orientis ciuitas Iudæę metropolis in duobus collibus omnibus alÿs in ciruitu eminentioribus, sita fuit, qui colles duo, intermidia valle, habitationib hominu frequentiss (quam Tÿropoen vorat Josephus, lib. 6 Bell. Iud. cap 6) sæparatur Emintior collis Sion dictus, in tres alios subdiuisus est primus is est, quem lib. 2 Reg : c.5 mello vocat, apud monte Gion in quo ædificatum erat antiquum castru Siloe, quod occupabant Jebusęi et à Dauide captum fuit, ubi idem quondam Arcam collocauit et Sepulcuræ locum elegit : eodem hoc loco constructu ceruitur monasterium Franciscanor dictum Sion : Versus orientem verò huius, prædictj collis, alius adhuc erat qui ciuitas inferior dicebatur, in quo palatium Dauid conditum fuit : hunc locum inhabitauit, idem ante quam Jebusęorum castrum, quad in mello erat, expugnasset ad septentrionem verò, situs collus, Herodis palatium habuit : hi tres collis vno murorum ambitu cincti, dicuntur ciuitas Dauid : alter collis duas partes habuit vnam Montem Moream dictam, in quo Abraham obtusit filium suum Isaac, Joseph: lib I Antiq: c.14 quo in loco, postea Solomn templum costruexit et in diuo eiusdem montis, versus austrum, domum sua regiam, qua[e] dicta fuit palatium Solomonis: hic collis quia templu habuit eriam muro septus fuit et ciuitati Dauid adiuntunctus altera pars acra cognominata, Moream versus, orientem contingens, cuius medietas vel pars vna Bezetha, hoc est, noua ciuitas dicta fuit, etiam muror ambitu cincta, huius Acræ medietas vel pars altera contra torrentem Cedron posita palatium Assÿriorum continet fuitq[ue] suburbium moenib. clausum. ita, vt. pręditi quique colles, quaternis, ijsq[ue] diuersis muroru cincturis conclusi fuerint &c. : hoc tempore Hierosolÿma turcis Cuzumoharech dictur ; Beschreibung und contrafactur der vornembster Stät der Welt

Creator/Contributor:
Braun, Georg, 1540 or 1541-1622, creator
Kempen, Gottfried von, active 1576-1598
Creation Date:
1572]
1572
Place Of Origin:
Germany
[Cölln
Publisher:
bey Godfrid von Kempen in verlegung Francisci Hogenbergers
Extent:
1 view : front and back; hand col. ; 32 x 47 cm, on sheet 42 x 54 cm.
Language:
Latin
Genre:
map
Engraving, German-Aerial views-16th century.
Aerial views
Early works to 1800
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Bible. Selections--Aerial views--Early works to 1800
Jerusalem--Aerial views--Early works to 1800
Notes:
Covers Jerusalem at the time of the Exodus and during 1st century CE, including references to the Hebrew Bible and Christian New Testament.
Vignette at lower right corner of view depicting Moses receiving the Ten Commandments and illustraring priestly garments, with index.
Includes index with reference to biblical texts.
German text on verso with foliate intial, entitled Jerusalem.
Printed on verso: "53".
In Latin and German.
Electronic reproduction. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Digital Imaging Group, 2009. (Harvard Map Collection digital maps. Imaging the Urban Environment). (Harvard Map Collection digital maps. Jerusalem).
Series:
Harvard Map Collection digital maps
Repository:
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Record ID:
990111428750203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990111428750203941/catalog