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Schenk, Pieter."
Nova et accuata tabula sedis belli in regno Hungariae. Accedunt cetera regna, Sclavonia, Croatia, Bosnia et Servia, ut et princip septimotium."
Amsterdam, 1717.Engraved map of Hungary, Transylvania, Slavonia, Bosnia, Croatia and Dalmatia, decorated in the upper right corner showing a battle scene of the Austrian troops and the Turkish troops. Ca. 51 x 57 cm.Map of Hungary after Comte Luigi Marsigli (1658-1730), an Italian military engineer who surveyed Hungary and the Danube 1696-99 after the peace agreement between Austria and the Ottoman Empire.Depicting the Christian territories in Europe under Ottoman rule. In 1687 the Christian allies regained Hungary and the south of the Peloponnese fell to the Venetians. These wars diverted the attention of the public to the European frontiers of the Ottoman Empire. Numerous maps were issued to illustrate the fighting between the Ottoman and the West. Commercial publishers in the Low Countries such as Johannes Danckerts (Amsterdam / ca. 1690) and Pieter Schenk (Amsterdam / ca. 1695) produced maps of south - east Europe in large format. They refer to the “Christian kingdom” of Hungary, Greece and the Peleponnese, and a ‘Cristianised' Apollo is the main feature of the decorative cartouche. The basic purpose of these maps was to provide the European public with cartographic images of the contemporary theatre of war. (Tolias 2011, p. 219 - 223)"
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