Roots of visual mapping
February 15, 2015 4:26 AM   Subscribe

A brief exploration of beautiful historical taxonomy trees, timelines, diagrams and other visual mappings. One of these is from the Codex Amiatinus and could be the oldest mind map in existence.
posted by Foci for Analysis (4 comments total) 22 users marked this as a favorite
The John Bunyan one highly suggests that the matter of your soul's eternal fate is on the same order of complexity as a typical Choose Your Own Adventure book.
posted by Wolfdog at 4:29 AM on February 15, 2015 [1 favorite]

This type of representation is covered in beautiful depth in a book calledThe Book Of Trees
posted by Sublimity at 8:52 AM on February 15, 2015 [1 favorite]

Mind maps? No, I don't mind maps at all. Rather like them in fact.
posted by benito.strauss at 9:28 AM on February 15, 2015

im sure that book describes the mexican tree of life tradition
posted by eustatic at 1:49 PM on February 15, 2015

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