France has shrunk

This is a map I made for Catholic GIS, a great organization that I worked for a couple years back. My content was never published, so I’m sharing it now here.Earlier I saw Émile Cheysson’s groundbreaking 1888 visualization, titled Accélération des voyages en France. Cheysson saw that as travel improved over the last 200 years, […]

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In saecula saeculorum

Something I learned recently – the longest unit of time in Ancient Rome was called the Saeculum. It was the period of time from the moment that something happened (for example the founding of a city), until the point in time when all people living at the first moment had died. In other words, it’s […]

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