File:Isidore-wheels.jpg

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English: Illustration of the five zones of the earth taken from De Natura Rerum by Isidore of Seville. This led to use of the nickname of the book as "The book of wheels" in a poetic letter from the Visigoth king Sisebut to Isidore. It shows a complete misunderstanding of the five ("drum" shaped) zones of the world, from the Arctic to the Antarctic, which are here shown as circles next to each other. The text confirms this juxtaposition.
Date 1960, reproduction and translation of a work written around 630AD
Source Fontaine, Traité de la Nature, reproduction from the 8th century Munich manuscript
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