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Ducatus Curlandiae...

Authors: M. Barnikiel
Homann Heirs (1726–1848)
Technique:copper engraving
Dimensions:51.50 × 39.10 cm

The map of Curonia and Semigalia, published by the Homann Heirs in 1747, is intriguing not just from the cartographic viewpoint. It is also a unique record in the history of languages as the Lord’s Prayer is printed in it in the extinct Curonian language.

Source: Law firm Valiunas Ellex art album DELINEATIO LITUÆ (2009). Text authors Jevgenij Machovenko, Algimantas Muzikevičius, LITUANIA IN ATLANTIBUS (2011). Text author Algimantas Muzikevičius