Filled with historical information and illustrations, this map boasts eleven inset maps and information detailing key periods, including: The Etruscan civilization; The Roman Empire at its greatest extent; Barbarian invasions and the Byzantine empire; Papal states; The Plague years, showing the route of the deadly epidemic; The Renaissance; The Counter-Reformation; The Enlightenment; Napoleon in Italy; Unification; An illustration of a map of Italy published in 1486. This version is laminatedfeaturing a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.
22" x 33"
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