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Description
English: View of Rhodes (i. e. Rhodos, Rhodus), capital of the Greek island of the same name, around 1490. The realistic details are noteworthy; e.g. the windmills around the town, esp. at the seaside.
Deutsch: Ansicht von Rhodos, Hauptstadt der gleichnamigen griechischen Insel, um 1490. Bemerkenswert sind die realistischen Details, z.B. die Windmühlen rings um die Kernstadt, v.a. auf der Seeseite.
Date
English: Drawn around 1490, published in 1493.
Deutsch: Um 1490 gezeichnet, 1493 veröffentlicht.
Source
English: Woodcut from Hartmann Schedel’s Weltchronik (Nuremberg Chronicle, Nuremberg 1493), fol. xxvi verso. This is one of the famous realistic town views from Schedel’s work.
Deutsch: Holzschnitt aus Hartmann Schedels Weltchronik (Nürnberg 1493), fol. xxvi verso. Dies ist einer der berühmten realistischen Stadtansichten in Schedels Werk.
Author Woodcuts by Michel Wolgemut, Wilhelm Pleydenwurff (text: Hartmann Schedel)

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current17:42, 27 June 2012Thumbnail for version as of 17:42, 27 June 20122,121 × 1,649 (824 KB)AristeasImproved version: full 8-bit greyscale; the image should look better now when scaled, printed, etc.
11:14, 26 December 2005Thumbnail for version as of 11:14, 26 December 20052,121 × 1,649 (286 KB)AristeasView of Rhodos (i.e. Rhodus or Rhode, capital of the isle of the same name in Greece), woodcut from Hartmann Schedel’s ''Weltchronik'' (Nürnberg 1493), fol. xxvi ''verso''. This is one of the famous realistic town views from Schedel’s work. Scanned b
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