Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art Brain Pickings Psalter World Map (mappa mundi), 1265 Despite its small size, this is one of the ‘great’ medieval world maps. It is probably a copy of the lost map which adorned King Henry III
This map is a part of an atlas known as the Queen Mary Atlas. Queen Mary commissioned the atlas in 1558 from the Portuguese mapmaker Diego Homen. Mary died before the atlas was finished, and after her death, the atlas was presented to Queen Elizabeth I.
Part This country was under French colonial rule. The colonials left because after the French constitution was approved, the republic adopted another constitution but a year later left the Community and Niger proclaimed its independence.