The Lion-Shaped Maps That United a Nation – Atlas Obscura

Atlas ObscuraThe Lion-Shaped Maps That United a NationAtlas ObscuraSo in 1583, the cartographer Michaël Eytzinger, sensing the need for an even clearer national identity, took it upon himself to draw a unified map of this place that had just declared itself. The first Leo Belgicus, drawn by cartographer Michaël …
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