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Medieval Islamic MapsAn Exploration$
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Karen C. Pinto

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780226126968

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226127019.001.0001

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Classical and Medieval Encircling Oceans

Classical and Medieval Encircling Oceans

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(p.113) 6 Classical and Medieval Encircling Oceans
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Medieval Islamic Maps
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Karen C. Pinto

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226127019.003.0006

Chapter Six, “Classical and Medieval Encircling Oceans” considers specifically the influence of Greco-Roman and subsequent medieval European cartographic traditions from the perspective of the Encircling Ocean form. The chapter works forward in time to medieval maps of European origin, culminating with a remarkable example of intersection between medieval Islamic and European maps.

Keywords:   Greco-Roman, medieval European, Ptolemy, Okeaynus, Strabo, periodos ges, Isidore, Mappamundi, T-O, Beatus

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