Benedictus Arias Montanus.
Engraving, with large margins; 190 x 135mm. 7½ x 5¼".
Portrait of Benedictus Arias Montanus (1527-98), the Spanish orientalist whose polyglot edition of the Bible caused him to be denounced to the Inquisition, but he was aquitted. His works contained a number of maps relating to biblical studies, including the world, the Holy Land and Jerusalem. Published in Isaac Bullart's 'Académie des Sciences et des Arts'.
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