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Piri Re'is "View of Venice" 1525

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This  "View of Venice" comes from a 1688 copy of a book by Suleiman the Magnificent's Ottoman Turkish Admiral Piri Re'is, titled Kitab-l Bahriye ("Book of the Mariner") and originally produced in 1525.  Link to Piri Re'is' map of half the world.  Illustration from "Islamic Art and Patronage - Treasures from Kuwait" exhibition catalogue, 1990.

 

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