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Bry, de Theodor, Dietrich ( 1528 - 1598 ) Frankfurt a.M.
Tabula Geogra: Regni Congo / Lectori Benevolo Tabulam Hanc Regni Congo.
Artist: Bry de Theodor Dietrich ( - 1598 ) Frankfurt aM; issued in: Frankfurt on Main; date: ca 1597, 1528. technic: Copper print; colorit: original colored; - condition: Margin replaced with lower missing part; size (in cm) 30,5 x 37,5; Map shows the African Republic of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo) with part of the Congo River as far as the mouth of the Atlantic. The map shows rivers, mountains, forests and cities in detail. With a magnificent cartouche, two coats of arms and a wind rose.According to the "Out-of-Africa theory", Africa is considered the "cradle of mankind", where homo development led to the development of the anatomically modern human Homo sapiens. One of the earliest advanced civilizations in mankind was formed in ancient Egypt. Over the millennia, various "great empires" such as the Empire of Abyssinia emerged on the continent. There were other kingdoms in West Africa, such as the Ashanti and Haussa, but they emerged much later. There were also some important cultures in East and South Africa, as in the area of today's Sudan, then called Nubia or Kush. Nubian pharaohs ruled all of Egypt for a dynasty. For example, the inhabitants of Greater Zimbabwe were important cultures in southern Africa. This stone castle was architecturally a masterpiece at that time and important for trade between the peoples of the south and east. The Swahili were known in East Africa.North Africa was connected to Europe and the Near East by the Mediterranean rather than separated. Carthage, a foundation of the Phoenicians in what is now Tunisia, was around the mid … [Click Below for Full Description]
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