Venetian mapmaker ___ Mauro
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Venetian mapmaker ___ Mauro :
Fra Mauro was a 15th-century monk who lived in the Monastery of St. Michael in the Republic of Venice. Prior to entering the monastic life, Mauro had been much-traveled merchant and soldier. As a monk, he became a cartographer and made maps of the world in consultation with city merchants who traveled the globe. The “Fra Mauro Map” is a famous map of the world he created in 1459 that is surprisingly accurate.
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