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Maps by Century

Fifteenth Century Maps
Maps from 1401 to 1500 C.E.

By Year

1401:

Map of South Eastern Europe
From the Atlas to Freeman's Historical Geography, edited by J.B. Bury, a map focusing on the political divisions of the Balkans and other portions of southeastern Europe, here at the Medieval History site.

1444:

Map of South Eastern Europe
From the Atlas to Freeman's Historical Geography, edited by J.B. Bury, a map focusing on the political divisions of the Balkans and other portions of southeastern Europe, here at the Medieval History site.

1451:

Map of Constantinople 1451-1481
From the Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd, a map of Constantinople at the end of the Byzantine Empire and the beginning of the Ottoman Empire. Online here at the Medieval History site.

1453:

Map of France in 1453 New!
From the Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd, a map of France at the end of the Hundred Years' War. Online here at the Medieval History site.

1460:

Map of Central Europe
From the Atlas to Freeman's Historical Geography, edited by J.B. Bury, a map of the political divisions of Germany and Central Europe, here at the Medieval History site.

1464:

Map of South Eastern Europe
From the Atlas to Freeman's Historical Geography, edited by J.B. Bury, a map focusing on the political divisions of the Balkans and other portions of southeastern Europe, here at the Medieval History site.

1466:

Jagiellon Poland-Lithuania, Fifteenth Century
This clear black and white map depicts the boundaries of Poland-Lithuania and vassal states in 1466, as well as battle sites, fiefs and territories. From the Library of Congress Country Study on Poland, online here at the Medieval History site.

1478:

Map of the Baltic Lands
A map depicting the lands bordering the Baltic Sea, including Russia, Scandinavia and Northern Europe. From the Atlas to Freeman's Historical Geography, online here at the Medieval History site.

1500:

Ireland circa 1500 A.D.
Clear map of is followed by useful info at the Ireland's History in Maps site.

General

Ireland: Gaelic Resurgence
Clear map of Ireland in the later 15th century is followed by useful historical background at the Ireland History in Maps site.

Lynn in the Fifteenth Century
Very nice clickable map at the Medieval English Towns sites provides extensive information on the various locations of medieval Lynn. Well done by Stephen Alsford.

Webmuseum: Map
Two marvelous graphics are accompanied by a brief explanation of the most popular geographical work to be produced in the fifteenth century: Ptolemy's Cosmography.

 

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About the Medieval Atlas
   The Medieval Atlas is a directory of maps, charts, geographic drawings and illustrations, illuminations, and other cartographic representations of the world in general, and the geography of Europe in particular, during the Middle Ages. Both historical maps and period or "antique" maps are included.
   The directory links to maps on the web as well as to maps right here at the Medieval History site. Many maps are in the public domain and may be downloaded and used freely; however, please check each individual page for copyright notices and any terms of use for the map it displays.
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