Pinto, Karen C.

Medieval Islamic maps : an exploration / Karen C. Pinto. - Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2016] - x, 406 p. ; 26 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

A look back -- A sketch of the Islamic mapping tradition -- KMMS world maps primer -- Iconography of the encircling ocean -- Classical and medieval encircling oceans -- The Muslim Baḥr al-Muḥīṭ -- The Beja in time and space -- How the Beja capture imagination -- Mehmed II and map patronage -- The KMMS Ottoman cluster -- Source of the Ottoman cluster -- Conclusion: mundus est immundus.

9780226126968 (cloth : alk. paper)


Cartography--History.--Islamic countries
Geography, Arab.

GA221 / .P56 2016
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