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Articles with keyword "maps"

World map in the Western Syriac script


Wherever Syriac Is spoken

Gazetteer provides lay of the land

A depiction by Achille Devaria of Voltaire greeting  Ben Franklin and his nephew


Mapping the Republic of Letters

Using modern technology to understand a network of eighteenth-century thinkers.


Uncommon Directions

Some unusual maps trace the progress of the soul and the arc of life.

Captain John Smith by Simon de Passe, seventeenth century


Soldier of Fortune: John Smith before Jamestown

Smith's experiences as a pirate, mercenary, and Turkish slave prepare him to survive in the New World.


Firsthand Accounts

A Web site offers manuscripts, maps, and sketches from early Virginia.