Herodotus Timemap Book 1, Ch. 1 This is the display of the inquiry of Herodotus of Halicarnassus, so that things done by man not be forgotten in time, and that great and marvelous deeds, some displayed by the Hellenes, some by the barbarians, not lose their glory, including among others what was the cause of their waging war on each other.The Persian learned men say that the Phoenicians were the cause of the dispute. These (they say) came to our seas from the sea which is called Red, and having settled in the country which they still occupy, at once began to make long voyages. Among other places to which they carried Egyptian and Assyrian merchandise, they came to Argos,which was at that time preeminent in every way among the people of what is now called Hellas. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection | The Collection PELAGIOS DMMapp - Digitized Medieval Manuscripts App What is the DMMapp? The DMMapp is an open source app that links to digital repositories containing digitized western medieval manuscripts from all over the world. Finding digitized repositories can be difficult, and we want to create a central hub that can help medievalists, codicologists, and enthusiasts to find the medieval manuscripts they are searching for. Who made the DMMapp? The DMMapp is a project by Giulio Menna, MA, and Marjolein de Vos, MA. I love the DMMapp! Contribute to the DMMapp If you are aware of a library that is not on our DMMapp, you can use the "Add a Missing Library" form to let us know. I would like to base a project on the DMMapp! Absolutely! Where can I contact you? There is a nice and tidy contact form for that.
Historic maps of Oklahoma go online for public viewing Thousands of Oklahoma maps from railroads through Indian Territory to town plats, cities and oilfields have been collected by the Oklahoma Historical Society for more than a century. Now these maps are being scanned and placed online for easy viewing and printing by the public. “The OHS Research Division staff has scanned more than 800 map pages and placed them online,” said Chad Williams, director of the research division. The collection includes more than 15,000 maps from 1820 to the present, including the 1,900 now online. The collection also features Sanborn Fire Insurance maps. “The OHS has been collecting maps since its inception in 1893,” Executive Director Bob Blackburn said. Bird's-eye views In addition, historic Oklahoma maps include remarkable bird’s-eye views of towns and cities, depicting 3-D images of communities.
Historypin | Home About PELAGIOS stands for 'Pelagios: Enable Linked Ancient Geodata In Open Systems' - its aim is to help introduce Linked Open Data goodness into online resources that refer to places in the historic past. Why do we want to do that? Well, we think it will make all sorts of other things possible, including new modes of discovery and visualization for scholars and the general public. Pelagios also means 'of the sea', the superhighway of the pre-industrial world - a metaphor we consider appropriate for a digital resource that will connect references to ancient places. A short (10 slide) presentation providing a compact overview of PELAGIOS 1 & 2 is available online here. Pelagios is a collective of projects connected by a shared vision of a world - most eloquently described in Tom Elliott’s article ‘Digital Geography and Classics’ - in which the geography of the past is every bit as interconnected, interactive and interesting as the present.
Home | Atlas of Historical County Boundaries Project National Data Click on the national map to see all of the Atlas' content related to the nation at one view. Like the state map above this content includes shapefiles, and metadata. Boundary Animations US Historical State & Territorial Boundaries, 1783-2000 (3:00) US Historical County Boundaries, 1629-2000 (0:30) US Historical County Boundaries, 1629-2000 (3:00) US Historical County Boundaries (1629-2000), with State/Territorial boundaries (1783-2000) (0:30) US Historical County Boundaries (1629-2000), with State/Territorial boundaries (1783-2000) (3:00) US Historical State & Territorial Boundaries, 1783-2000 (0:30) US Historical State & Territorial Boundaries, 1783-2000 (3:00)
About this Collection - Civil War Maps | Collections | Library of Congress Brings together materials from three premier collections: the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, the Virginia Historical Society, and the Library of Virginia. Among the reconnaissance, sketch, and theater-of-war maps are the detailed battle maps made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss for Generals Lee and Jackson, General Sherman's Southern military campaigns, and maps taken from diaries, scrapbooks, and manuscripts all available for the first time in one place. Most of the items presented here are documented in Civil War Maps: An Annotated List of Maps and Atlases in the Library of Congress, compiled by Richard W. Stephenson in 1989. New selections from 2,240 maps and 76 atlases held by the Library will be added monthly. Civil War Maps contains items from the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, the Library of Virginia, and the Virginia Historical Society. The maps, charts, and atlases depict battles, troop positions and movements, engagements, and fortifications.