Ptolomaic globe maps (centered on Ptolemy’s outline around the globe) liked a vogue among humanists from inside the fifteenth millennium and aided establish a ‘secular’ graphics of the globe beyond Europe. One variant with this classicizing cartography could be the «Sallust» chart. Unlike almost every other maps with this kinds, this option appears to have come affected by non-humanistic texts/culture and so includes the iudei inclusi and Gog and Magog[e], who happen to live in almost any but abutting areas 49 .
The Genevan Sallust chart is regarded as numerous built in the 15th century as pictures on the De bello Iugurthino
In a circular industry map a part of a Ptolomaic atlas in the Stiftsbibliothek at Zeitz (1470), one reads north regarding the Caspian Sea, around after the entire world, the legend: «Gog and Magog//the Jews associated with 10 [tribes] [of Caspia?]//are confined right here» 50 . Directly outside of the gate keeping all of them in would be the attribute stories «here the pygmies combat together with the cranes» (a reference to the old story of this pygmies together with cranes)and «here males eat the flesh of men». Within housing try a large group of people, the sole people illustrated regarding entire map, using pointed hats–a clear though exaggerated mention of the ‘Jew’s cap’ of medieval customized. The misunderstandings of Gog and Magog utilizing the ten tribes is certainly not shocking unless contrasted using the careful grant of a Fra Mauro. Even though this map derives, with Walsperger’s 1448 map, from a common initial, round in type, produced around 1425 at the abbey of Klosterneuburg, 51 therefore is not Ptolomaic in beginnings, some Ptolomaic maps used the legend of the enclosed Jews 52 , which, alongside Gog and Magog, was handed down better to the sixteenth millennium. Continuar leyendo