Mar 20 2017

Regions and Seasons

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryRegions and Seasons

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A new exhibition at the Boston Public Library’s Leventhal Map Center: Regions and Seasons: Mapping Climate Through History. “In this exhibition, you will discover how ‘Venti’ were wind personas who directed ancient ships and ‘Horae’ were goddesses of the seasons who dictated natural order during the 15th-17th centuries, how Enlightenment scientists started to collect and map … Continue reading "Regions and Seasons"