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A map is a symbolic depiction emphasising relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, or themes. We use Fantasy maps to describe worlds and fantasy stories.

Although the earliest maps known are of the heavens, geographic maps of territory have a very long tradition and exist from ancient times. The word “map” comes from the medieval Latin Mappa Mundi, wherein mappa meant napkin or cloth and Mundi the world. Thus, “map” became the shortened term. Mark has seen a Mappa Mundi in Hereford England, a medieval treasure dating from 1300.

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