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Piri Reis Map of Corsica Invasion

La Corse par le grand géographe musulman et Amiral Turc Ottoman Piri Reis

Map of Malta by Piri Reis

Ottoman map of Malta. Malta in the Kitab-ı Bahriye (Book of Navigation) of Piri Reis. Piri Reis was an Ottoman admiral, geographer, and cartographer born between 1465 and

Map of Sardinia by Piri Reis

map of Sardinia by Piri Reis, century Ottoman Admiral famous for his maps and charts collected in his Kitab-ı Bahriye (Book of Navigation)

This is an 1804 copy of perhaps the first ‘modern’ world map, made by the Venetian monk Fra Mauro in about 1450. It points south because 15th-century compasses were south-pointing. It shows the Portuguese discoveries in Africa and questioned the authority of medieval and classical sources. Intended for display in Venice, it emphasizes the feats of Marco Polo. The British East India Company commissioned this copy, thus implying that Britain was heir to the Portuguese empire.

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art

An 1804 copy of the first ‘modern’ world map, made by the Venetian monk Fra Mauro in about and more magnificent maps as power, propaganda, and art from The British Library.

Map of Beijing, published in 1937. [1800 × 2645]

city map of Beijing, published in Beijing in The map shows a detailed street map of the Chinese Capital, including the city walls, which were torn down in the

Map of Sardinia by Piri Reis

Map of Sardinia by Piri Reis

Illuminated Manuscript, Map of the Algerian coast from the port of Bejaia (Bajāyah) as far as Annaba (Balad al-ʿUnnāb) with the city of Constantine (Qūstantinīyah) from Book on Navigation, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.658, fol.274b | by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

Illuminated Manuscript, Map of the Algerian coast from the port of Bejaia (Bajāyah) as far as Annaba (Balad al-ʿUnnāb) with the city of Constantine (Qūstantinīyah) from Book on Navigation, Walters Art Museum Ms.

The Mystery of Extraordinarily Accurate Medieval Maps. Fascinating article and gorgeous map.

8 Best Images of Old World Maps Printable Free - Free Printable Vintage World Map, Old World Map Columbian Exchange and Free Printable Antique World Map

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pearl-nautilus: “ Illuminated manuscript Map of Corsica, from Book on Navigation, Walters Art Museum Ms.

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