Waldseemtiller was one of the most distinguished cartographers of his day.
No reasonable fault can be found with the marine surveyors of this period, but the scientific cartographers allowed themselves too frequently to be influenced by Ptolemaic traditions.
36) not many years before had derided and which was discarded by Greek cartographers ever after.
Among more eminent Genoese cartographers are Joannes da Carignano 1344), Petrus Vesconte, who worked in 1311 and 1327, and is the draughtsman of the maps illustrating Marino Sanuto's Liber secretorum fidelium crucis, which was to have roused Christendom to engage in another crusade (figs.
The earliest among Majorcan and Catalonian cartographers is Angelino Dulcert (1325-1339) whom A.