German cartographer, cosmographer and foremost Christian Hebraist scholar of his time, Sebastian Münster published his Cosmographia in 1544. It was the earliest German description of the world and had a profound impact on the 16th century European perception of the modern world.
Map of Jerusalem taken from Sebastian Münster's Cosmographia (Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1544), YY4-5 (pages -1018). Place names in German, descriptive text in Latin. On verso appear 11 lines of Hebrew text in praise of Jerusalem entitled "Civitas Ierusale ..." as well as an imaginary view of Acre. Pitts Theology Library copy colorized.
Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection--Pitts Theology Library.