The Sci­en­tific Method

All About History - - THROUGH HISTORY -

A page from Gi­a­como Gastaldi’s Ital­ian trans­la­tion of Ptolemy’s Geographia, which pro­vided lon­gi­tude and lat­i­tude de­tails for the known world dur­ing the 2nd cen­tury Ro­man Em­pire.

This ver­sion of the Geographia in­cluded en­grav­ings of the Amer­i­cas for the first time.

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