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The city of Jerusalem is probably one of the most widely depicted images from the Middle Ages. This view is the oldest surviving original cartographic depiction of the city - it can be found on a mosaic in the Byzantine church of Saint George at Madaba, Jordan. The map depicts Jerusalem on how would have looked in between the years 542 and 570.
Created by Matthew Paris in the 1250s, this is the earliest depiction of the city of London.
Florentine cartographer Cristoforo Buondelmonti created this map of the Byzantine city of Constantinople in 1422. It is the oldest surviving map of the city, and the only one that predates the Turkish conquest of the city in 1453.
The fresco 'Effects of Good Government in the City' was painted by Ambrogio Lorenzetti in either 1338 or 1339. Scholars are not sure if this was meant to be a depiction of the Italian city of Siena or more of a metaphor for the city.
This image was part of a manuscript from the early-15th century. It depicts the northern English city of York.
Dating from 1342, this is the oldest known image of the Italian city of Florence.
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