Name

Hecataeus of Miletus

Career

Science

Occupation 1

Mapmaker

Region

Europe

Era

Ancient/Medieval (to 1350)

Born

550

Died

500

Text

Greek geographer (c. 500 BC) produced a map of the world as he understood it. -- a flat circle with a wide river, Oceanus, flowing around.

Related Images

external image hecataeus_map_s.jpg
Image Id: 1912

Related People

Isodore of Seville

Related Maps

Hecataeus World Map (500 BC),

Related Glossary

Oceanus,

Record ID: 767