Ausschnitt einer historischen Karte Kleinasiens|Copyright: Staatsbibliohtek zu Berlin

A cartographic framework for spatial analysis is available to Topoi members in a variety of forms:

  • Historical maps and modern topographical maps are available from the Map Department of the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, a Topoi cooperation partner. Digitized (scanned) reproductions onsite by Topoi members are possible if they are used for research purposes only. Please contact the department using the form provided on
  • Digital Terrain Models and Satellite Images are available free of charge from various providers. You will find a list of providers on
  • Maps acquired or generated by Topoi are partially available via WebGIS. In the future it will also be possible to download them. Maps that were acquired by Topoi-I projects are available to all members for further research. You can find a list of available cartographic works on







Image above: Historical Map of Western Minor Asia | Author: A. Phillipson | Source: Staatsbibliothek Berlin