Malta Map Monday

Beautiful and Historic Maps of Malta Updated Weekly by the Malta Study Center at HMML.
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Sept. 14. #‎MaltaMapMonday‬ Birds-eye view of fortified Valletta, with key. Note the Cross of St. John on the compass rose on the inset map of the Maltese archipelago. A second compass rose has a map of the Italian peninsula. Matthaus Merrian's engraving found in Martin Zeiller's "Topographia IItaliae," (1640-1730). Courtesy of Stanford University.

Sept. 14. #‎MaltaMapMonday‬ Birds-eye view of fortified Valletta, with key. Note the Cross of St. John on the compass rose on the inset map of the Maltese archipelago. A second compass rose has a map of the Italian peninsula. Matthaus Merrian's engraving found in Martin Zeiller's "Topographia IItaliae," (1640-1730). Courtesy of Stanford University.

March 29, in preparation for the 450th anniversary of the Great Siege of Malta, here is a ‪#‎MaltaMapMonday‬ map of the great siege printed in the early 17th century. "Isle et Siege de Malte." printed in Paris by Jean Baudoin, c.1629. Engraved by Henri Raignauld for Anne de Nabarat's French translation of Giacamo Bosio's 'History of the Sacred Religion and Illustrious Militia of St John of Jerusalem'.

March 29, in preparation for the 450th anniversary of the Great Siege of Malta, here is a ‪#‎MaltaMapMonday‬ map of the great siege printed in the early 17th century. "Isle et Siege de Malte." printed in Paris by Jean Baudoin, c.1629. Engraved by Henri Raignauld for Anne de Nabarat's French translation of Giacamo Bosio's 'History of the Sacred Religion and Illustrious Militia of St John of Jerusalem'.

April 27, #MaltaMapMonday offers us a wonderful 17th century colored map with illustrations, including naval battles, the Holy Family, and a Knight and Ottoman Turk. The map comes from J. Blaeus Grooten, "Atlas, oft Werelt- Beschryving, in welcke 't Aerdryck, de Zee, en Hemel, wort vertoont en beschreven" (Amsterdam, J. Blaeu, 1664).

April 27, #MaltaMapMonday offers us a wonderful 17th century colored map with illustrations, including naval battles, the Holy Family, and a Knight and Ottoman Turk. The map comes from J. Blaeus Grooten, "Atlas, oft Werelt- Beschryving, in welcke 't Aerdryck, de Zee, en Hemel, wort vertoont en beschreven" (Amsterdam, J. Blaeu, 1664).

June 1, #MaltaMapMonday offers us as wonderful 18th century map by A.A. P.v.d., "L'ile de Malte, anciennement Melita," published in Leiden, c.1728. The map was published in "La galerie agréable du Monde", and note the fine cartouche with naval scenes.

June 1, #MaltaMapMonday offers us as wonderful 18th century map by A.A. P.v.d., "L'ile de Malte, anciennement Melita," published in Leiden, c.1728. The map was published in "La galerie agréable du Monde", and note the fine cartouche with naval scenes.

May 11, #MaltaMapMonday brings us a map from the 18th century. "Melite vulgo Malta" by Suetter (Augsburg, c. 1760). The map includes and inset of Valletta, a ship of the order going into battle, and the heraldry of the order.

May 11, #MaltaMapMonday brings us a map from the 18th century. "Melite vulgo Malta" by Suetter (Augsburg, c. 1760). The map includes and inset of Valletta, a ship of the order going into battle, and the heraldry of the order.

May 4, #MaltaMapMonday brings us another beautiful 17th century map of Malta with an inset map of Valletta and harbors. The main title, “Insulae Melitae vulgo Malte Nova et accurate descriptio” is in the cartouche. Map is from Jannson’s “Atlas Novus” published in Amsterdam, c. 1650.

May 4, #MaltaMapMonday brings us another beautiful 17th century map of Malta with an inset map of Valletta and harbors. The main title, “Insulae Melitae vulgo Malte Nova et accurate descriptio” is in the cartouche. Map is from Jannson’s “Atlas Novus” published in Amsterdam, c. 1650.

April 13, ‪#‎MaltaMapMonday‬ we have a nice bird's eye view of Valletta with the Maltese archipelago in a cartouche, "Valletta Citta Nova di Malta". Note the cross on the compass rose on the inset map of the Maltese archipelago. SW at top. After Villamena’s map of 1600-1602, in "Sommaire des Privileges Octroyez a l’Ordre de S. Jean" Image courtesy of the Glen McLaughlin Map Collection.

April 13, ‪#‎MaltaMapMonday‬ we have a nice bird's eye view of Valletta with the Maltese archipelago in a cartouche, "Valletta Citta Nova di Malta". Note the cross on the compass rose on the inset map of the Maltese archipelago. SW at top. After Villamena’s map of 1600-1602, in "Sommaire des Privileges Octroyez a l’Ordre de S. Jean" Image courtesy of the Glen McLaughlin Map Collection.

March 2, ‪#‎MaltaMapMonday‬ provides a small elegant map of Malta with Gozo and Comino placed in the lower left corner by the famous cartographer, De Vaugondy. Gilles Robert De Vaugondy, "Carte des Isles de Malte et de Goze. Paris: 1748.

March 2, ‪#‎MaltaMapMonday‬ provides a small elegant map of Malta with Gozo and Comino placed in the lower left corner by the famous cartographer, De Vaugondy. Gilles Robert De Vaugondy, "Carte des Isles de Malte et de Goze. Paris: 1748.

July 27, #MaltaMapMonday‬ brings a visual history with historical depictions of the Great Siege of Malta. "Nvovo et verissimo ritratto del isola di Malta" published c. 1565 in Rome by Gaspare Alberti. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.

July 27, #MaltaMapMonday‬ brings a visual history with historical depictions of the Great Siege of Malta. "Nvovo et verissimo ritratto del isola di Malta" published c. 1565 in Rome by Gaspare Alberti. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.

March 23, for ‪#‎MaltaMapMonday‬ we have a nice 17th century map, with all of the Maltese islands and Valletta in a cartouche. "Di Malta Gozzo Comino E Cominotto cauata dalle piu recenti notitie" Engraved by F. Donia (1686).

March 23, for ‪#‎MaltaMapMonday‬ we have a nice 17th century map, with all of the Maltese islands and Valletta in a cartouche. "Di Malta Gozzo Comino E Cominotto cauata dalle piu recenti notitie" Engraved by F. Donia (1686).

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