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Tabula Peutingeriana in Deep Space 8K | by Ars Electronica
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Tabula Peutingeriana in Deep Space 8K

Photo showing a small detail of a gigapixel photo of the huge Tabula Peutingeriana, an illustrated itinerarium (ancient Roman road map) showing the layout of the road network of the Roman Empire. The map is a 13th-century parchment copy of a possible Roman original. It covers Europe (without the Iberian Peninsula and the British Isles), North Africa, and parts of Asia, including the Middle East, Persia, and India.

 

A gigapixel version of the map can be seen at the Ars Electronica Center’s Deep Space 8K.

 

A best of Ars Electronica photos can be found here.

 

Ars Electronica Center Linz

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4040 Linz

Austria

www.aec.at

 

Credit: Ars Electronica / Robert Bauernhansl

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Taken on January 23, 2018