Standard Name: Ortelius, Abraham
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What she translated was the accounts of countries and continents from Ortelius 's Le Théatre du monde, or rather from L'Epitome du Théatre du monde, an atlas which interleaves its maps with pages...
The engraver Abraham Ortelius published the first world atlas based on scientific measurements, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum; Gerhard Mercator followed with his Atlas, 1585-1595, which gave the genre its current name.