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Medieval Islamic maps : an exploration / Karen C. Pinto.

By: Pinto, Karen C.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2016]Description: x, 406 p. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780226126968 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Cartography -- Islamic countries -- History | Geography, Arab
Contents:
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.
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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.

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