The archaic...the arcane...and fantastic...the historic...Compiled from divers sources.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Abraham Ortelius, in Parergon, Antwerp, 1595 Osher Collection, University of Southern Maine Shown here are the Roman provinces of Pannonia and Illyria (Illyris), occupying the east coast of the Adriatic Sea and the adjacent Balkan regions. Several Roman emperors, for example Diocletian, were natives of Illyria. The text panel at the lower left lists ancient tribes and places whose locations were unknown.