Map resources

Some interesting links from this edition of the Pasts Imperfect newsletter. ORBIS: The Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World Pleiades, “a community-built gazetteer and graph of ancient places” al-Ṯurayyā Project, a “gazetteer … and a geospatial model of the early Islamic world” Recogito, offering “Semantic Annotation without the pointy brackets”

Burnett, on maps

I’ve been thinking about the correspondence of Thomas Burnett of Kemnay, particularly his correspondence with Leibniz (thus this earlier post and indeed this one).[1] Here I’d like to think a little bit about Burnett’s travels, and the geographical distribution of the correspondence. For now I’d like to focus on correspondence with Leibniz, and on the …