The Psalter Map
(named after the book of Psalms
in which is was found) is characteristic
of mediaeval mappae mundi, world
maps, elucidating the writings of the
Church fathers rather than geography.
is indicated in the center of the map
(and of the world) and around it appears,
relatively much enlarged, the Holy Land,
with the Dead
Sea, the rivers Jor and Dan which
unite to form the Jordan, as well as
and other towns.