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Karelia is on the medieval Europe's map

The earliest known us maps of the Europe with drawn name "Carelia" were composed by Swedish Catholic bishop Olaus Magnus (1490-1558) in XVI century.

1539. Carta Marina et Descriptio Septentrionalivm
1539. Carta Marina et Descriptio Septentrionalivm

Carta Marina was issued by Magnus as wall-map in 1539. The large lake in the north-eastern corner of the map – Ladoga Lake – was united with the White Sea in whole.

1565. Historia delle genti et della natura delle cose settentrionali
1565. Historia delle genti et della natura delle cose settentrionali

The first issue of History of Northern people (Historia Gentibus septentrionalibus) appeared in 1555. Here is a part of Magnus's map from Italian reprint of this book in 1565.

1607. Svecia, et Norwegia etc
1607. Svecia, et Norwegia etc

1635. Svecia, Dania, et Norgegia, Regna Europae Septentrionalia
1635. Svecia, Dania, et Norgegia, Regna Europae Septentrionalia

1640. Novissima Russiae tabula
1640. Novissima Russiae tabula

1662. Magnus ducatus Finlandiae
1662. Magnus ducatus Finlandiae

1694. New map of Denmark and Sweden
1694. New map of Denmark and Sweden

1695. Nova Scandinavia tabula ad Usum Serenissimi Burgundia
1695. Nova Scandinavia tabula ad Usum Serenissimi Burgundia

1696. Nova Et Accurata ORBIS ARCTOI tabula geographica
1696. Nova Et Accurata ORBIS ARCTOI tabula geographica

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