40,000 Early Modern Maps Are Now Freely Available Online (Courtesy of the British Library) | Open Culture

40,000 Early Modern Maps Are Now Freely Available Online (Courtesy of the British Library) | Open Culture — Read on http://www.openculture.com/2020/11/40000-early-modern-maps-are-now-freely-available-online-courtesy-of-the-british-library.html

Islamic Maps – Bodleian Libraries

Spanning the Islamic world, from ninth-century Baghdad to nineteenth-century Iran, this book tells the story of the key Muslim map-makers and the art of Islamic cartography. Muslims were uniquely placed to explore the edges of the inhabited world and their maps stretched from Isfahan to Palermo, from Istanbul to Cairo and Aden. Over a similar [...]

An interview with authors of Lost Maps of the Caliphs: A meticulous book about an extraordinary Fatimid manuscript illustrating the heavens and the earth as was known in 11th century Cairo « Simerg – Insights from Around the World

An enlightening interview with authors of "Lost Maps of the Caliphs," a book about an amazing Fatimid manuscript that maps the heavens and the earth. The manuscript surfaced in the year 2000, and was acquired by Oxford's Bodleian Library. — Read on simerg.com/2020/01/26/an-insightful-interview-with-authors-of-lost-maps-of-the-caliphs-a-work-on-an-amazing-fatimid-treatise-which-provides-a-view-of-the-heavens-and-the-earth-as-was-known-in-11th-century-cair/