Mappe, Game Of Thrones e Programma Del Sonno. The Maps We Wandered Into As Kids. If I ruled the world, or at least a publishing company, all books would contain as much supplementary information as possible.
Nonfiction, fiction—doesn't matter. Legendary Lands: Umberto Eco on the Greatest Maps of Imaginary Places and Why They Appeal to Us. A list of various phantom islands recorded throughout history. Phantom islands can generally be divided into three groups.
Most of the phantom islands recorded through history were usually derived and marked according to the reports made by early ship captains and sailors, during their missions to explore new realms. Many of the phantom islands in this category were later revisited and proved to be non-existent, or mistaken for some already extant island. Mercator's Meru. The search for a terrestial Eden or Paradise has forever eluded the grasp of most mortals yet some have succeeded or come very close to achieving this quest -or at least acquiring solid information about it.
Men like Olaf Janssen(The Smoky God) and George William Emerson(Etidorpha) are two such individuals. A summary of their stories can be found in the Hollow Earth section of this site and their full stories are available on Rodney Cluff's Our Hollow Earth site. A Guide for the Perplexed: Mapping the Meaning of Life and the Four Levels of Being. By Maria Popova How to harness the uniquely human power of “consciousness recoiling upon itself.”
“Never to get lost is not to live, not to know how to get lost brings you to destruction,” Rebecca Solnit wrote in her sublime meditation on how the art of getting lost helps us find ourselves, “and somewhere in the terra incognita in between lies a life of discovery.” But the maps we use to navigate that terra incognita — maps bequeathed to us by the dominant beliefs and standards of our culture — can often lead us further from ourselves rather than closer, leaving us discombobulated rather than oriented toward the true north of our true inner compass. A decade after his influential meditation on “Buddhist economics,” British economic theorist and philosopher E.F. Schumacher set out to explore how we can improve those maps and use them to better navigate the meaning of life in his magnificent 1977 essay collection A Guide for the Perplexed (public library). 22 Perfect Maps Of Places That Don't Actually Exist.
La cartographie persuasive — Enseigner avec le numérique. Aucune carte n'offre une représentation entièrement objective de la réalité, pour reprendre les termes de la présentation de la collection.
Deux dimensions, ajoutent les auteurs, sont à retenir : le message ou le sujet de la carte, ainsi que la méthodologie ou les techniques de persuasion employées. Le réservoir de la Cornell University Library présente diverses formes de persuasion, notamment la cartographie allégorique, satirique et imagée, l'inclusion ou l'exclusion sélective, l'utilisation inhabituelle de projections, de couleurs, de graphiques et de textes, voire la tromperie intentionnelle.
Elles abordent un large éventail de thématiques : religieuses, politiques, militaires, commerciales, morales et sociales. Des outils de filtrage sont mis à disposition pour faciliter la navigation au sein de cette base documentaire. Il est possible de lancer une requête par mot-clef sur tout ou partie des champs suivants : titre, auteur, sujet. Hyperborea.
Area north of Thrace in Greek mythology.
Thule. In classical and medieval literature, ultima Thule (Latin "farthermost Thule") acquired a metaphorical meaning of any distant place located beyond the "borders of the known world". By the Late Middle Ages and early modern period, the Greco-Roman Thule was often identified with the real Iceland or Greenland.
Sometimes Ultima Thule was a Latin name for Greenland, when Thule was used for Iceland. By the late 19th century, however, Thule was frequently identified with Norway. Fantastic Maps. How a Map Can Save Your Story - Polygon Map Generation demo. The simplest way to explore the maps is to click Random repeatedly.
Try the various Island Shape, Point Selection, and View options. Feel free to use these maps for any purpose, including commercial use. This is a map generator I wrote in 2010 for a game; I’m not working on it anymore, but all the code is available so that you can download and modify it for your own needs. World Maker. Medieval Fantasy City Generator by watabou. This application generates a random medieval city layout of a requested size. The generation method is rather arbitrary, the goal is to produce a nice looking map, not an accurate model of a city. All the actions and options are accessible via the context menu. Hot keys: 👉For development news and related stuff please check a dedicated reddit community. The first version of this generator was created for the monthly challenge #17 of the proceduralgeneration subreddit.
. 🏙️ To view a 3D model of a city export it as JSON and import the file into City Viewer. The Simpsons: Interactive Map of Springfield. Discover Springfield, where live the Simpsons family; Homer, Bart, Marge, Lisa and Maggie.
Roll over the places to discover a picture of it. The map of Springfield is based on the Guide to Springfield USA.