TITLE: Exploring Waldseemuller's World: Changes and Revolutions
EVENT DATE: 05/15/2009
RUNNING TIME: 207 minutes
Prominent scholars gathered at the Library to examine Waldseemuller's cartographic vision and to reflect on the philosophical and historical context of the map's production and reception. Experts spoke on a wide range of topics, from the history of exploration and German Humanism to the mathematical and astronomical basis of early 16th-century cartography.