Station: [38] Academics

“A globe is a fascinating thing, is it not? This natural image was a sensation to the people of the Renaissance, who had at best seen a few maps. The globe can be used nowadays as a symbol of that time. The aim was to look at the world as a whole to explore and understand it. Even during that time the globes had to be updated from time to time. Do you see the big globe? It was created in 1493, one year after the discovery of America, and yet it is missing on it!”