A Modern and Complete Map of the World by the Royal Mathematician Oronce Fine of the Dauphiné - Viewer - World Digital Library

An astronomer and mathematician, from 1531 the first chair of mathematics in the Collège Royal (the present-day Collège de France), Oronce Fine (1494-1555) was one of the first French scholars to work with cartography. His world map in the shape of a heart belongs to a group of 18 heart-shaped projection maps published between 1511 and 1566.

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