Friday, October 20, 2006

first atlas in Hebrew

This is the first atlas in the Hebrew language and a landmark of Judaica. Created by a teacher to help students understand Old Testament texts, it contains five maps.

Jakob Auspitz. Hungarian, fl. ca. 1817 [The Journeys of the Israelites Before They Passed The Jordan] Copper engraving, hand-colored, 16 x 20.5cm

the sons of Noah dispersed among the three continents. via

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