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The Theater of War: Turkey in Europe

Greece/ Italy/ Balkans. SANSON, N./ SCHENK, P. [Amsterdam, c. 1700]
Regni Hungariae, Graeciae et Moreae Regionumque Finitimarum, Nova Polita, Fida Delineatio, per Petrum Schenkā€¦. 19 x 23 inches.
Fine hand color; fine condition.

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A beautifully colored and finely engraved map of Greece and the surrounding regions, engraved during the long war between the Ottoman Empire and the Habsburgs. This issue of the map, however, was printed after the Treaty of Karlowitz put an effective end to Turkish power in central Europe. Hence, the cartouche at the lower left strikes a celebratory note, as cheerful putti cast lightning bolts down upon a harpy and a bloodied warrior with a crescent-moon shield.

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