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Detail from the Catalan Atlas, Sheet 6, showing the Western Sahara and Mansa Musa Featured Abraham Cresques Image

Detail from the Catalan Atlas, Sheet 6, showing the Western Sahara and Mansa Musa

5054637 Detail from the Catalan Atlas, Sheet 6, showing the Western Sahara and Mansa Musa, 1375 (pen with coloured inks on parchment) by Cresques, Abraham (1325-87); Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France; (add.info.: World map made in Majorca, with Jerusalem close to the centre, attributed to a Jewish cartographer in the service of the king of Aragon, covers an area from the Atlantic to China, from Scandinavia to the Rio Oro in Africa. The King of Mali, "Musse Melly" (Mansa Musa) holds a sceptre with a fleur-de-lys and a golden disc. He was known to control a large part of Africa, from Gambia and Senegal to Gao on the Niger, and had access to some of its richest gold deposits.); Spanish, out of copyright

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Mapping: Map of Cathay (Catai) ancient name of Mongolian China in Central Asia and Europe Featured Abraham Cresques Image

Mapping: Map of Cathay (Catai) ancient name of Mongolian China in Central Asia and Europe

JLJ4686533 Mapping: Map of Cathay (Catai) ancient name of Mongolian China in Central Asia and Europe. There are: Delhi (India), with the Aral Sea, the Volga River, the Caspian Sea, the Caucasus, Euphrates, the Arabian Peninsula and the cities of Dehli (India) (with the Sultan), Mecca (Saudi Arabia), Baghdad (Iraq), Samarkand (Uzbekistan) and Astrakhan (Russia). Page taken from a Catalan Atlas (Catalan map) by Abraham Cresques, 1375 (Folio 5). BN, Paris by Cresques, Abraham (1325-87); Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France; (add.info.: Mapping: Map of Cathay (Catai) ancient name of Mongolian China in Central Asia and Europe. There are: Delhi (India), with the Aral Sea, the Volga River, the Caspian Sea, the Caucasus, Euphrates, the Arabian Peninsula and the cities of Dehli (India) (with the Sultan), Mecca (Saudi Arabia), Baghdad (Iraq), Samarkand (Uzbekistan) and Astrakhan (Russia). Page taken from a Catalan Atlas (Catalan map) by Abraham Cresques, 1375 (Folio 5). BN, Paris); Photo A© Photo Josse; Spanish, out of copyright

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