Illuminated Manuscript, Map of the eastern part of the city of Venice (Venedīk) from Book on Navigation, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.658, fol.185b by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts, via Flickr
Piri Reis was a 16th century Ottoman Admiral famous for his maps and charts collected in his Kitab-ı Bahriye (Book of Navigation), a book which contains detailed information on navigation as well as extremely accurate charts describing the important ports and cities of the Mediterranean Sea.
Illuminated Manuscript Map of the area west of the island of Thasos (Taşöz) and the Ayion Oros Peninsula, from Book on Navigation, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.658, fol.49a | by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts
Darstellung des Claudius Ptolemäus mit personifizierter Astronomie aus der Enzyklopädie Margarita Philosophica von Gregor Reisch, Die Geschichte der Astronomie umfasst zeitlich die gesamte Kulturgeschichte der Menschheit. Die Astronomie…