MapThe site is actually a collection of RPG resources – and I’m sure there is plenty of interest to gamers in it.

But I happened there while looking for a map of Elizabethan Cambridge, and found this page, with a treasure of links to old city maps across the world and history – all of them absolutely gorgeous.

And note especially this link to the Historic Cities Project of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, that offers maps, literature, documents, books and other relevant material concerning the past, present and future of historic cities and facilitates the location of similar content on the web.

Beware: it is the kind of thing you visit at your peril, seeking one single street name, only to end perusing maps for half a night.

A perfect window on other places, and other times.

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