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Sicilia. Por Muhammad al-Idrisi.

Por Muhammad al-Idrisi.

Tabula Rogeriana: Muhammad al-Idrisi (1099–1165/6) was born in N. Africa but spent much of his early life traveling, going as far as England, Hungary and Anatolia. He settled in Sicily and began working for the Norman King Roger II. In 1154 he created the Tabula Rogeriana, which offers a description of the world and over 70 maps of various places.  His world map, which depicts Europe, Asia and the northern part of Africa (the southern part of the world is at the top of the map).

The Tabula Rogeriana, drawn by Muhammad al-Idrisi for Roger II of Sicily in 1154

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Cartina-italia Regioni Italiane We were in the north in the Friuli region.

Sicilia. Por Muhammad al-Idrisi.

Por Muhammad al-Idrisi.

Quand la Terre était le centre de l’univers

Quand la Terre était le centre de l’univers

Libro sobre navegación — Visor — Biblioteca Digital Mundial

Illuminated Manuscript, Oval Map of the World, from Book on Navigation, Walters Art Museum Ms.

Waldseemüller map - Wikipedia

World Map Century Gores for constructing a globe published after 1507 by the German cartographer Martin Waldseemüller. His world maps and globes are known as the first maps using the name "America".

Book III "I sail to Thrace./Along tat curving coast I trace our first walls-"

Shop Vintage Antique Map of Thrace Greece Turkey Europe Ceramic Tile created by PD_Graphics. Personalize it with photos & text or purchase as is!

Sugar-loaf mountains and little trees mark the boundary of Transylvania from a map of Russie Noir by Guillaume Le Vasseur de Beauplan, 1665 (via Vkrania)

Sugar-loaf mountains and little trees mark the boundary of Transylvania from a map of Russie Noir by Guillaume Le Vasseur de Beauplan, 1665 (via Vkrania)

Large Antique Map by W. & A.K. Johnston - "SWITZERLAND & THE ALPS OF SAVOY & PIEDMONT" - Coloured - 1861

Large Antique Map by Johnston - SWITZERLAND & THE ALPS OF SAVOY & PIEDMONT - Coloured - 1861

Fine large antique map of Switzerland by Johnston and published Edinburgh by William Blackwood & Sons in The map is x 19 and is in very good

Map of the supercontinent Pangaea in the Triassic period "when first appeared beasties of fur and feather"

The Supercontinent Pangaea of the Triassic Period - A map of the Earth around 250 to 200 million years ago featuring Gondwanna, Laurasia and Pangaea the Supercontinent. Populated with Dinosaurs, Therapsids, Pterosaurs, and other prehistoric beasts.

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