posted on Jan, 25 2010 @ 10:41 PM
reply to post by telfyr
The Vatican libraries aren't as restricted as most believe them to be.
Well, they are right now because the library is under construction and not due to be reopened until September of this year.
Anyhow, you can gain access to the library if you simply show your credentials and give a reason why you need to see their stuff for research you are
As far as source maps go, I couldn't really find anything. I found an old Chinese map that was pretty cool, but I never let the thing finish loading.
It was a HUGE file. Or huge for my computer anyhow.
Go to wikipedia and type "Vatican Library Maps." There isn't an official page, but if you look through some of the search results, you'll find the
map I'm speaking of. You'll need a Mandarin translator to make much sense of it, but it appears to be yet another old world map complete with