Maps

Mills valley (Mlynská dolina, Malomvölgy) in Bratislava (SK), a 19th century depiction.  Note that in place of village Engerau, one of Europe's biggest housing estates, Petržalka stands today.

Mills valley (Mlynská dolina, Malomvölgy) in Bratislava (SK), a 19th century depiction. Note that in place of village Engerau, one of Europe's biggest housing estates, Petržalka stands today.

An 18th century depiction of mining in Banská Štiavnica SK (Selmecbány/Schemnitz) with funny cones all over the place.

An 18th century depiction of mining in Banská Štiavnica SK (Selmecbány/Schemnitz) with funny cones all over the place.

old depiction of Banská Štiavnica (Selmecbánya, Schemnitz)..  ...looks like some sort of a Middle-eastern settlement

old depiction of Banská Štiavnica (Selmecbánya, Schemnitz).. ...looks like some sort of a Middle-eastern settlement

a now non-existing bridge between Schlosshof (AT) and Devínska Nová Ves (SK) on March/Morava river.  The place where Chuck Norris Bridge stands today.

a now non-existing bridge between Schlosshof (AT) and Devínska Nová Ves (SK) on March/Morava river. The place where Chuck Norris Bridge stands today.

...this is where my family comes from. Village Zsitvatő, near Komárno(Komárom), Slovakia.  An 1800s depiction of the (now non-existent) cofluence of Zitava and Danube rivers.

...this is where my family comes from. Village Zsitvatő, near Komárno(Komárom), Slovakia. An 1800s depiction of the (now non-existent) cofluence of Zitava and Danube rivers.

Petronell, the smalltown near Vienna, where ancient Roman city Carnuntum was situated.  the map depicts the remains Roman triumph arch (Römischer Siegesbogen) still exisitng today.

Petronell, the smalltown near Vienna, where ancient Roman city Carnuntum was situated. the map depicts the remains Roman triumph arch (Römischer Siegesbogen) still exisitng today.

depiction of the siege of Győr (Raab), in Sebastian Muenster's 'Cosmographia' from around 1628.

depiction of the siege of Győr (Raab), in Sebastian Muenster's 'Cosmographia' from around 1628.

The surroundings of Komárno (Komárom) as depicteded on a map from the 16th century.  Some villages nearby:  Zen=Szőny,  Metz=Mocs/Moča,  Almas=Dunaalmás,  Nesmiel=Neszmély,  Dotis=Tata,  Ats=Ács

The surroundings of Komárno (Komárom) as depicteded on a map from the 16th century. Some villages nearby: Zen=Szőny, Metz=Mocs/Moča, Almas=Dunaalmás, Nesmiel=Neszmély, Dotis=Tata, Ats=Ács

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