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Agias Theodoras/ San Theodoro, Crete.

Dapper, Olfert " Eilant S. Teodoro, anders Turlulu" Amsterdam Wolfgangh, Waesbergen, Boom. Someren en Goethals 1688
Copper engraved birdseye view of the island of Agias Theoodras off Platinias in Southern Crete. Set in a page of Dutch text [page 286].
From Olfert Dapper's" Naukeurige Beschryving der Eilanden in de Archipel der Middelantsche Zee"1688. Single page, folio, text to verso. Dark impression with wide margins.

Agias Theodoras, was a sacred sanctury in Minoan times; with the Venetians it was fortified against the Turks with the forts of Turlulu and San Teodoro. It modern times it has again become a sanctury, but this time for the Cretan Ibex or Kri Kri
Olfert Dapper: "Naukeurige Beschryving der Eilanden inde Archipel der Miidlantsche Zee" 1688 first edition with Dutch text.
130 by 165mm (5 by 6½ inches).   ref: 1052  €80

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