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This is a fine example of Adam and Charles Black's 1844 map of the world of the Roman Empire. The map covers the span of world as known to the ancient Romans, from the Scandinavia south, as far as Sumatra. Includes all of Europe, Arabia, part of Asia including the Indian subcontinent and part of Africa. Throughout, the map identifies various cities, towns, rivers and an assortment of additional topographical details.
The Empire was established in 27 BC after Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus, the grandnephew and heir of Julius Caesar was awarded the honorific title of Augustus. During the time of the Empire, Roman cities flourished. Trade spread as far as India, Russia, China and Southeast Asia. However, the sheer size of the Empire and its success also contributed to its downfall. The Western Roman Empire collapsed in AD 476, when Romulus Augustulus was deposed by the German Odovacer. The Eastern Roman Empire, evolving into the Byzantine empire, survived until the Ottoman Turks captured Constantinople in 1453.
This map was engraved by W. Hughes and issued as plate no. LVIII in the 1844 edition of Black's General Atlas.
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