Introduction The earliest detailed maps of Scotland were those by Timothy Pont (c.1564-c.1614), forming the first atlas of Scotland and being part of Joan Bleau’s (c. 1599-1673) world atlas Theatrum orbis terrarum, sive Atlas novus. The maps of Scotland in his atlas can be found here, Pont’s maps can be found here. Pont was the first to detail the mountains, place names ..
Africans have had a long relationship with Scottish universities and Scottish education, and so to have Scottish universities with Africa. Two have created history pages highlighting some of the important figures: University of Glasgow has two history pages: Student connections with Africa / Glasgow to Africa and The African connection: development of medical and veterinary schools ..