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Floris Balthasars made in 1602 a news map about the siege of Grave (1602), an event part of the Dutch Revolt. In 1610, the map was re-issued as a book illustration for a historical book about the Revolt. This article shows how the map was transformed into a map with a different narrative impact, reframing the collective memory of the events.

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The article introduces new methodological principles to analyse the narrative impact of maps. It explores the role of cartography in early modern media and memory.

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This page is a summary of: Not the End of the Story, Quaerendo, September 2022, Brill, DOI: 10.1163/15700690-20221140.
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