Maps of Italy
The maps below depict the changing political boundaries of the Italian peninsula throughout the Middle Ages. You can find related materials about the history of medieval Italy in the Medieval Italy Subject Index.
Florentine Street Map
Click on any highlighted building of this city map of Florence to see a large, full-color photo of the building. Nicely done at the Galileo Project.
Italy about 1494
Very large JPEG (774K) from the 1923 Shepherd Atlas at the Perry-Castaneda Library, UT Austin, includes insets on the Milanese under the Visconti and the Republic of Florence.
Map of Roman Suburbicarian (Cardinal) Bishoprics about the 12th Century
From the Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd, a map of bishoprics in Italy in the 12th century or so, here at the Medieval History site.
Plan of Rome in the Middle Ages
Substantial JPEG (452K) from the 1923 Shepherd Atlas at the Perry-Castaneda Library, UT Austin, provides a street map of Rome through the Middle Ages but also includes some buildings from as late as the seventeenth century.
Roman Suburbicarian Bishoprics about the 12th Century
Large JPEG (323K) from the 1923 Shepherd Atlas at the Perry-Castaneda Library, UT Austin, illustrates the jurisdictions of the Cardinals in Rome.
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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.
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