Map-making and related sciences
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-06-03 14:33
Liu Xiao Mei Furen shares the discovery of online versions of several Chinese maps including one which shows the locations of places discussed in Romance of the Three Kingdoms.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-05-30 13:28
SCA blogger Anachronista reports on the undertaking of a monumental task by Diarmuid Ceolmhor: mapping the Known World on Google Earth.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2007-04-25 08:08
"Envisioning Virginia 1587-1784: Early Maps of the New World" will be on display at the Chrysler Museum of Art, in Norfolk, Virginia, through August 12.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-04-18 15:29
Keith Lilley, Chris Lloyd and Steve Trick of Queen's University Belfast have provided a digital resource for maps of villages and townships in the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-16 20:19
Dr. Janelle Jenstad of the University of Victoria in British Columbia has created an interactive map of 16th century London complete with the "theatres and landmarks of Shakespeare's time."
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-05-13 11:52
Amerigo Vespucci departed Lisbon on May 13, 1501 on the voyage that would put his name on two continents.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-11 10:50
Finn, Webmaster for the Kingdom of Lochac, has announced that a revised version of the Lochac Kingdom map is now available online. The map is interactive.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-04-09 20:55
Mapping the Realm: English Catrographic Constructions of Fourteenth-Century Britain is an interactive online version of England's Gough Map.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-03-27 20:48
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have announced that they have received a US$390,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to bring ancient maps to the internet through UNC's Ancient World Mapping Center.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-01-27 16:11
Chinese lawyer Liu Gang recently revealed a map he claims proves China's claims to the discovery of America, but the announcement met with a cool reception from Chinese scholars.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-01-21 22:51
Maltacom's National Cultural Foundation has sponsored a Lm6,000 project to digitize maps from a collection owned by Albert Ganado.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-03 15:30
15th century Venetian sailor Michael of Rhodes is the subject of a website which chronicles his works on astrology, navigation and calendrical computations.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-12-24 11:51
Judith of Troll Fen reports that the African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress has released Islamic Manuscripts from Mali as part of its Global Gateway collection. The collection is available online.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-11-26 13:05
Researchers have long questioned Captain John Smith's claim that he explored much of the Nanticoke River in Virginia in a brief, three-day period during the summer of 1608. Now a new expedition may give them answers.