January 18, 2010

Prester John's Kingdom

I can't help but wish we lived in a world where certain corners were still full of imaginary kingdoms and sea monsters.

A Description of The Empire of Prester John, Also Known as the Abyssinian Empire
1570s, produced by Ortelius
from Strange Maps


Ms. Moon said...

We do live in that world. We just like to pretend we have it all charted out, safely and accurately. Ha!

Anonymous said...

What a great resource!