The Hereford Mappa Mundi The Hereford Mappa Mundi is unique in Britain's heritage; an outstanding treasure of the medieval world, it records how thirteenth-century scholars interpreted the world in spiritual as well as geographical terms.
Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art Brain Pickings Psalter World Map (mappa mundi), 1265 Despite its small size, this is one of the ‘great’ medieval world maps. It is probably a copy of the lost map which adorned King Henry III
The Hereford Mappa Mundi is a mappa mundi, of a form deriving from the T and O pattern, dating from c. It is currently on display at Hereford Cathedral in Hereford, England. It is the largest medieval map known still to exist.
Mappa mundi in La fleur des histories Paris, Bibliotheque nationale de France. Mappae mundi were never meant to be used as navigational charts. Rather, mappae mundi were schematic and were meant to illustrate different principles.