Cresques, Abraham

(fl. 14th cent.)
   Majorcan cartographer. He was Master of Maps and Compasses to the King of Aragon. In 1375-7 he and his son Judah Cresques made the Catalan Atlas, which was sent as a gift to the king of France. In 1381 they were granted royal protection and exemption from wearing the Jewish badge.

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  • CRESQUES, ABRAHAM — (d. 1387), Majorcan cartographer, son of Abraham Vidal and Astrugona. Contrary to what has been assumed in research, his name was Cresques Abraham and not Abraham Cresques. The latter is the name of his father. Hence his son Judah (son of)… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Cresques Abraham — Abraham Cresques Abraham Cresques ou, plus exactement Cresques Abraham (Cresques, fils d Abraham) (*v.1325–†v.1387) est un cartographe juif majorquin. On lui attribue la création de l Atlas catalan. Reconstitution de la partie occidentale de l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Abraham Cresques — A part of the Catalan Atlas by Cresques Abraham and his son Jehuda Cresques Abraham Cresques (died 1387), whose real name was probably Cresques Abraham, was a 14th century Jewish cartographer from Palma, Majorca (then part of the Crown of Aragon) …   Wikipedia

  • Abraham Cresques — Reconstitution de la partie occidentale de l Atlas catalan attribué à Cresque Abraham. Abraham Cresques ou, plus exactement Cresques Abraham (Cresques, fils d Abraham) (*v.1325–†v.1387) est un cartographe juif majorquin. On lui attribue la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Abraham Cresques — Mapa de Europa y el Mediterráneo, en el Atlas catalán (de 1375) atribuido a Abraham Cresques. Abraham Cresques (Mallorca, siglo XIV 1387) fue un cartógrafo judío mallorquín del siglo XIV. Padre del también cartógrafo Jehuda Cresques, ambos… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Abraham de Cresques — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Abraham Cresques Obtenido de Abraham de Cresques …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cresques — ist der Name folgender Personen: Abraham Cresques († um 1387), katalanischer Kartograf Jehuda Cresques (* um 1350; † um 1427, jüdischer Kartograf Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Abraham Cresques — Teil des Katalanischen Atlas …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Abraham (nombre) — Este artículo trata sobre el nombre propio. Para el personaje bíblico, véase Abraham. Abraham El patriarca Abraham Origen Hebreo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Abraham Cresques — Renombrado cartografo del siglo XIV. Padre del gran geografo catalán de origen judío Jehuda Cresques, también conocido como Jafuda Cresques y Jaume Riba …   Enciclopedia Universal

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