Antique Print of the City and Port of Ptolemais in Phoenicia

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Antique print titled 'Gezicht der stadt en have van Ptoleamais in Fenicie.' Acre is a city in the Western Galilee region of northern Israel at the northern extremity of Haifa Bay. Acre is one of the oldest continuously inhabited sites in the country. The city was renamed Ptolemais during the Hellenistic and later Roman-Byzantine period, but was restored to Akka following the Muslim conquest.

This plate originates from: 'Het algemeen groot historisch, oordeelkundig, chronologisch, geografisch, en letterlyk naam- en woord-boek, van den gantschen H. Bijbel. Dienende tot de gedenk-stukken der Jooden en andere oudheden, ter opheldering der H. Schrift ... Nu in't Nederduitsch overgezet, merkelyk vermeerdert, en met aanmerkingen verrykt, door Mattheus Gargon.' and it's additons: 'Byvogzel tot het algemeen groot ... Naam- en woord-boek ... En nu in zuiver Nederduitsch overgezet, merkelyk vermeerdert, en metv aanmerkingen verrykt, door Jakob van Ostade en Arn. Henr. Westerhovius.', by Augustines Calmet, published in Leiden, Amsterdam, by Samuel Luchtmans, R. & J. Wetstein en Smith 1725-1731. This is a reknown encyclopaedic dictionary on all aspects of the history, geography and culture of the Bible and Biblical times. This Dutch translation originates from Calmet's work in French including: 'Commentaire littéral sur tous les livres de l'Ancien et du Nouveau Testament ...', first published in Paris in 1707.

Condition: Good. General age-related toning. Minor wear and soiling. Please study image carefully.

Date: 1725

Overall size: 47.3 x 39.9 cm.