chorography

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chorography

[kə′räg·rə·fē]
(mapping)
All of the methods used to map a region or district.
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Aptly titled "The Jewel in the Crown," the treatment of Amsterdam is organized around the chorographical milestones erected by three major figures, Johannes Isacius Pontanus (1611), Olfert Dapper (1663) and Caspar Commelin (1693).
The major Italian chorographical passages of Malebolge proper on the other hand--which include the Alpine territory around Mantua minutely described by Virgil in Inferno 20.
This is like composing a music, which is at the same time dance, hyper-deterministic chorographical movement that becomes spatial sound gesture.
And Andrew Gordon contrasts the Survey's depiction of urban space with the more abstract spatial politics implicit in chorographical writings by William Lambarde, John Norden, and William Camden.
chorographical, topographical delineations, to behold, as it were, all the remote provinces, towns, cities of the world, and never to go forth of the limits of his study, to measure by the scale and compass their extent, distance, examine their site' (II, 89).
1) Tristram Risdon, The Chorographical Description, or Survey, of the County of Devon, with the City and County of Exeter, etc.
10) In 1610, Britannia graced the top of the title page of the English historian and chronicler William Camden's Britain: or a Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland and the Islands Adjacent: From the earliest antiquity.
For, as lengthy chorographical description cannot belong on stage, the sense of place can only be evoked in so far as it is dramatized through character and action, which inevitably convey a much stronger sense of culture -- through people, customs, and traditions -- than they do of actual physical location.
16) See Michael Drayton, The Poly-Olbion: A Chorographical Description of Great Britain (London: John Marriot, John Grismand, and Thomas Dewe, 1622), rpt.
The band features award-winning musical and chorographical talent, who has worked with the likes of Beyonce, Prince, Aretha Franklin, and Outkast among many others.
Gresh-am's time spent praising the building's structural and implied metaphorical qualities again locates Heywood's characters in a chorographical discourse similar to Stow's, one that promotes London's prosperous inhabitants and they ways they have placed their marks throughout the city and thus history.
For example, John Norden's project was precisely to produce a textual county-by-county chorographical description of England, paralleling William Camden's but including maps.