Map ex­hibit hon­ors 400th an­niver­sary of Shake­speare’s death

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BOS­TON (AP) - Speak­ing of the bard, A new ex­hibit honor­ing the 400th an­niver­sary of Wil­liam Shake­speare’s death has opened at the Nor­man B. Leven­thal Map Cen­ter at the Bos­ton Pub­lic Li­brary.

“Shake­speare’s Here and Ev­ery­where” is among nu­mer­ous events around the world cel­e­brat­ing Shake­speare’s legacy.

The ex­hibit ex­am­ines the Bard’s most fa­mous works through his­toric maps and im­ages. It aims to show how au­thors, map­mak­ers and read­ers dur­ing Shake­speare’s time saw the world around them.

“Here and Ev­ery­where,” which runs through Fe­bru­ary, fea­tures 30 items ar­ranged ge­o­graph­i­cally, span­ning Europe, Africa and Asia.

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