Hanseatic History


Hanseatic Map

Carta Marina

Circa 1539
Carta Marina shows the geographic area surrounding the heart of the Hanseatic League.
: Attribution: Debivort at the English language Wikipedia .   
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This is the Bergen’s Kontor
of the Hanseatic League.
The same  Bergen of the 1500’s that would have been familiar to the members of our intrepid “Merchant Caravan”.
Photo: Bergen Map, BS collection, Avdeling for spesialsamlinger, University of Bergen Library.Market place in Bergen late 1500’s


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