Ptolemy's World

Claudius Ptolemy is one of the most famous namesin the history of geography. His maps had order, logic, a sense of control in contrast to other fifteenth-century maps. Other maps of their time paled in impact by comparison.


TThis online exhibit was created by Bell Library intern Irene Hamlin. It was based on an older exhibit created by former Bell Library Curator Dr. Carol Urness. University of Minnesota, May 2014