Lost Maps of the Caliphs: Drawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo
Название: Lost Maps of the Caliphs: Drawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo
Автор: Yossef Rapoport, Emilie Savage-Smith
Издательство: University of Chicago Press
Размер: 37,9 МБ
About a millennium ago, in Cairo, an unknown author completed a large and richly illustrated book. In the course of thirty-five chapters, this book guided the reader on a journey from the outermost cosmos and planets to Earth and its lands, islands, features, and inhabitants.