Atlas of True Names, Europe by Kalimedia
The Atlas of True Names reveals the etymological roots, or original meanings, of the familiar terms on todays maps of the World and Europe.
For instance, where you would normally expect to see the Sahara indicated, the Atlas gives you Sea of Sand, derived from Arab. es-sahra desert, sea of sand. The True Names of 2300 cities, countries, rivers, oceans and mountain ranges are displayed on these three fascinating maps, each of which includes a comprehensive index of derivations. Etymology, (OGr. etymon true sense and logos speech, oration, discourse, word) is the study of the origin and history of words. For the first time, the Atlas of True Names uses etymology to give us an unusual insight into familiar geographical names - with intriguing results...
- Product Number: 2212536M
- Product Code: KAL_ATN_EUR
- ISBN: 9780755830008
- Year of Publication: 2008
- Folded Size: 7.87 x 2.76 inches
- Unfolded Size: 14.96 x 21.26 inches
- Map type: Folded Map
- Geographical region: Europe
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