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Beatus world map, (Double opening) The Beatus world map, with Adam, Eve and the Serpent in the Garden of Eden at the top. The Mediterranean is represented as a blue line in the centre, the River Nile as its continuation bending to the right, and the Red Sea as a vertical red line. Two rectangular islands at the bottom left are marked Britain and Scotland. Image taken from Silos Apocalypse. Originally published in Spain (Silos), 1109. Author St Beatus of Liebana, Illustrated by Petrus.
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