Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Beautiful Map du Jour

All roads led to Rome back when the Tabula Peutingeriana was made in the Middle Ages.

This photograph is of only a smart part of the parchment scroll, which is almost 7 yards long and the only surviving copy of a road map from the late Roman Empire. It resides in the Austrian National Library, where it recently was exhibited for a day.


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