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Hongrie & P.N. Sanson le fils Geographe du Roy

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Article ID EUH2655
Artist Mariette (1603-1657)
Pierre Mariette (1603–1657), who was already a book printer with engravings and books. His grandson was Jean Pierre Mariette, (1694-1774), he was a French engraver, collector and art critic.
Title Hongrie & P.N. Sanson le fils Geographe du Roy
Year ca. 1650
Description Map shows total eastern Europe with Hungaria, Romania and the Balkan states
One definition describes Eastern Europe as a cultural entity: the region lying in Europe with the main characteristics consisting of Greek, Byzantine, Eastern Orthodox, Russian, and some Ottoman culture influences. Ancient kingdoms of the region included Orontid Armenia Albania, Colchis and Iberia. These kingdoms were either from the start, or later on incorporated into various Iranian empires, including the Achaemenid Persian, Parthian, and Sassanid Persian Empires. Parts of the Balkans and more northern areas were ruled by the Achaemenid Persians as well, including Thrace, Paeonia, Macedon, and most of the Black Sea coastal regions of Romania, Ukraine, and Russia.
Place of Publication Paris
Dimensions (cm)19 x 26,5
ConditionVery good
Coloringoriginal colored
TechniqueCopper print

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