Ancient spain map. Read profiles of cultures across the continents including the africa americas europe asia oceania and the near east. Archaeologists at spains moli del salt site discovered what may be a 13800 year old map. Hspania was the roman name for the iberian peninsula and its provinces. Hispania citerior and hispania ulterior.
Credits from a classical atlas of ancient geography by alexander g. Explore the ancient world learn about the worlds great civilizations. Altamira is a paleolithic cave located in santillana del mar cantabria region in the north of spain and was declared world heritage site by the unesco in 1985. Looking for the best map of almeria spain for you i finally found out that the best maps are still those provided by google.
In addition of depicting giants dragons and cannibals the lower left corner of the map near tierra del fuego an archipelago off the southernmost tip of the south american mainland across the strait of magellan illustrates what seems to be a mermaid holding an object that eerily resembles a flying saucer. Hispania h s p ae n i e s p e n i e. In malaga you should not miss a visit to the old town and the different monuments and ancient buildings located in that area if you need to buy a map the michelin map of andalucia has very good reviews. It was a period of political philosophical artistic and scientific achievements that formed a legacy with unparalleled influence on western civilization.
Under the republic hispania was divided into two provinces. Ancient greek civilization the period following mycenaean civilization which ended about 1200 bce to the death of alexander the great in 323 bce.