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Large-scaled Italian map of Istria (1960s or earlier), published by Italian Touring Club.
288 Kb 11th to 17th century B.C. - Iron Age fortified hilltop settlements (castellieri) in Istria.
48 Kb

c. 250 BC - Adriatic territories; courtesy of Encyclopedia Brittanica.

129 Kb

184 to 304 AD - Diocese of Pannonia created under Roman Emperor Diocletian.

94 Kb

337 AD - Roman Empire at the death of Constantine the Great.
895 Kb c. 395 AD - Roman Empire; 20th century source, possibly Shepard.

74 Kb

450 AD - Roman Empire at the time of Attila the Hun.
1.8 Mb Roman province of Dalmatia; Professor G. Droysens Allgemeiner historischer Handatlas. Bielefeld und Leipzig 1886. p. 17.
451 Kb 526 AD - Europe, at time of death of Theodoric.
160 Kb c. 650 AD - Europe.

377 Kb

1095 to1500s - General map for the era of the Crusades; published by Longmans, Green & Co. (London, New York and Bombay, 1905).

349 Kb

1096 to 1191 - Countries bordering on the Mediterranean at the time of the first Crusade, and the routes of the first three Crusades; source unknown.

 230 Kb

1000s - Italy.

 278 Kb

1100s - Italy.
365 Kb Trade routes.

 189 Kb

1400s - Italy.

 132 Kb

1500s to 1700s - Sub-regions of Istria - from Egidio Ivetic, L'Istria moderna, Collana degli Atti, Centro di Ricerche Storiche, Rovigno (Trieste-Rovigno, 1999).
134 Kb

c. 1550 - Woodcut map, by Sebastian Munster from an early German edition of his Cosmographia; on the full sheet. Dimension of image: 14 x 15.5 cm.

1.2 Mb

c. 1560 - Europe, map by Shepherd, published by Velhagen & Klafing.
416 Kb

1572 - Slavonia, Croatia, Istria, and Bosnian regions, published by Abraham Ortelius in the 1572 French edition of Theatrum Orbis Terrarum.

[various sizes] 1579 - 3-part original map from the Latin edition of the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum of Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598).
462 KB 1595 - Cisalpine Gaul (Galli Cisalpina) by Abraham Ortelius. Ex conatibus Geographicis Abrah. Ortelij. (Antwerp, 1595).
424 Kb 1598 - Austria, Croatia, Istria, Triest, original woodcut leaf from a 1598 German edition of "Cosmographia" by Sebastian Munster.

971 Kb

17th cent. - Istria and surrounds - unknown origin; courtesy of Franko Pavicevac.
6.6 Mb 1620 - Istria olim Iapidia; Gio. Antonio Magini, Bologna.

193 Kb

1632 - Friulia and Istria, engraved for Cloppenburg's "Atlas Minor", printed in Amsterdam.
3.37 Mb c. 1640 -  Istria olim Iapidia - by Jan Jansson, Amsterdam.
7.09 mb c. 1640 (or 1648?) -  Istria olim Iapidia - monochrome.
various c. 1648 - Istria olim Iapidia - (includes some larger segments), from Blaeu's Atlas Maior.

220 Kb

17th cent. - Trieste (unknown origin).
299 Kb 18th cent. - Histria, after Coppo.
263 Kb 1782 - L'Italie suivant les degres de L'Academie des Sciences de Paris. A quaint little map of Italy and the islands nearby. Hand colored by regional borders, noting key cities. Original image size: 5 in.  x 7 in.
(map) 422 Kb
(legend) 196 Kb
1793 - Trieste, (unknown origin).
434 Kb 1799 - Istria; done by Ignaz Albrecht, is to find in a description of Franz Johann Joseph von Reilly: Schauplatz der fuenf Theile der Welt nach und zu Anton Friedrich Bueschings grosser Erdbeschreibung in drey Theilen. Courtesy of Michael Plass.

956 Kb

1800 - Austrian (unknown origin); courtesy of Michael Plass.

 192 Kb

1832 - Austrian Dominions of III - Croatia, Sclavonia, and Dalmatia; published by Baldwin & Cradock, Engraved by J. & C. Walker.
879 Kb 1835 - Illyrien; das Koenigreich ILLYRIEN, entworfen und gezeichnet von Dr. F.W. Streit, Konigl: Preufs: Major a.D.etc., Berlin, Verlag von Natorff u. Comp., 1835.

 243 Kb

Circa 1840s - Austrian Empire; drawn & engraved by John Dower. 

930 Kb

1846 - Istrian part of Austrian Littoral, published by Lloyd Austriaco, courtesy of Marisa Ciceran.
8.71 Mb 1848 - Morlot, Adolph vonœ: Übe die geologischen Verhältnisse von Istrien mit Karte u. Taf. [S.l.] 1848.
4.31 Mb 1855 - Austrian Littoral, published by  Justus Pethes.

 144 Kb

1860 - Detailed map of Italy at the time of the formation of the Italian state
111 kb

1880s - Wood engraving, antique bookplate map print, Fiume. Scale 1: 25,000.

668 Kb

1886 - Pola; source unknown.
241 Kb 1888 - Trieste; source unknown.
239 Kb 1890s - Pola; source unknown.

913 Kb

1896 - Austria.

629 Kb

1900 - Austria-Hungary.
4.68 Mb 1908-16 - Istria, Touring Club Italiano Foglio 13, Fiume Pola. (oggi Croazia) Scala 1:250.000.                                                                                                                     

406 Kb

1910 - Census map from "Karty etniceskoj struktury Juliskoy krajny 1946"; courtesy of Gianclaudio de Angelini.
 242 Kb 1910 - Nationalitäten - und Sprachen-Karte von Steirmark, Kärnten, Krain und Küstenland.
406 Kb 1910 - Fiume under Austria-Hungary.
267 Kb 1910 - Fiume under Austria-Hungary.
330 Kb 1910 - Fiume under Austria-Hungary.
413 Kb 1910 - Fiume under Austria-Hungary.
233 Kb 1910 (detail) - Nationalitäten - und Sprachen-Karte von Steirmark, Kärnten, Krain und Küstenland.
209 Kb 1910 - Pola area - taken from the book Illustrierter fuhrer durch Dalmatien (includes several enlargements).
424 Kb 1911 - distribution of races in Austria-Hungary.

692 Kb

1911 - Pola - Military Port.
118 Kb 1912 - Brioni Grande.
107 Kb 1912 - Fiume (Rijeka).

123 Kb

1914 - Political seats in Istria (unknown origin); courtesy of Gianclaudio de Angelini.
137 Kb 1918-38 - Balkans, with details of Rijeka / Fiume.

967 Kb

Post 1918 and pre-1931 - Istria, Touring Club Italiano; courtesy of Francesco Staffetta.
273 Kb Circa 1919 - Brioni islands; courtesy of Paolo Bonassi.

990 Kb

1920 - Istria, from L'Istria of the series Le cento città d'Italia illustrate, Sonzogno, editor (Milano, 1920), 16 pages.
7.71 Mb 1923 - Schema di Carta Geologica della Venezia Giulia, Zona Meridionale (Istria), composta e disegnata per la Società Alpina delle Giulie (sezione di Trieste del Club Alpino Italiano), dal prof. Federico Sacco; Istituto Geografico Militare (stampa 1923); courtesy of Alberto Martinuzzi.
193 Kb 1925 - Touring Club Italiano map of Abbazia (now Opatija); courtesy of Pietro Valente.
227 Kb 1925 - Touring Club Italiano map of Capodistria (now Koper); courtesy of Pietro Valente.
143 Kb 1925 - Touring Club Italiano map of Parenzo (now Poreč); courtesy of Pietro Valente.
143 Kb 1925 - Touring Club Italiano map of Pirano (now Piran); courtesy of Pietro Valente.
123 Kb 1925 - Touring Club Italiano map of Pola (now Pula); courtesy of Pietro Valente.
185 Kb 1925 - Touring Club Italiano map of Fiume (now Rijeka); courtesy of Pietro Valente.
589 Kb ca. 1928 - Fiume, printed by Vallardi, Milano.
Map #1

165 Kb

Presumed to be between the World Wars (donated to the University of Arizona by Clare Boothe Luce, former U.S. Ambassador to Italy); courtesy of Piero Grimalda.
Map #2  

173 Kb

Map #3a  

135 Kb

Map #3b  

90 Kb

Map #4a  

106 Kb

Map #4b  

99 Kb

Map #5a

114 Kb

Map #5b  

84 Kb

 504 Kb

1866 to 1954 - Istria and Trieste borders, published in da J.B. Doroselle, Le conflict de Trieste and reprinted in Storia di un esodo, Istria 1945-1956; courtesy of Marisa Ciceran.

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