Their Sound Spreads in Every Land and Their Words Reach Every Border of the Earth

Description

This map, published in Rome in 1927, shows the locations of the Franciscan missions around the world in 1926. Each mission is marked on the map, and a numbered key is used to provide the name and area of geographic responsibility of the mission. Symbols indicate the type of mission and the rank of its leading prelate. The areas of historical mission activity are shown by shading. The map is in Italian, with the title banner in Latin: In omnem terram exivit sonvs eorum et in fines orbis terrae verba eorum (Their sound spreads in every land and their words reach every border of the earth). The locations of the missions include Wisconsin and Michigan, Northern Arizona and New Mexico, and Southern Arizona and California in the United States; many countries in Latin America; several European countries; numerous cities in China; Siberia (i.e., Harbin, China); and Sakhalin Island (present-day Russia, but at that time divided between the Soviet Union and Japan). The map is part of the collection of historical maps of the Slovak National Library.

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I.G.A.P Printing Press, Rome

Title in Original Language

In omnem terram exivit sonvs eorum et in fines orbis terrae verba eorum

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Physical Description

1 folio : paper ; 100 x 131 centimeters

Last updated: August 18, 2014