Chapter Six 123-124
Posted March 29, 2022 at 10:21 pm


The illustration on the bottom left is taken from the Flammarion engraving.

The map is based on the ancient conception of land as a kind of large continent bounded by an Ocean, following Hecataeus of Miletus. The map here is a bit of a mishmash from historical objects and descriptions of how the world seems to work in the Alexander Romance, and references of Alexander's desire to see "the Ocean/end of the world" in India.

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