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Book of Roger MS. Greaves 42 176b

Book of Roger MS. Greaves 42 176b

 
 
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Cyprus and the Levant. From the 'book of pleasant journeys into faraway lands', or 'Book of Roger', Tabula Rogeriana. Undated, ca. 14th or 15th-century manuscript of al-Idrisi's description of the world composed in 1152. This manuscript contains the first three portions (of seven) of al-Idrisi's medieval Arabic geography, describing the known world from the equator to the latitude of North Africa, and from the Atlantic to Eastern China.

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1300 - 1500
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Bodleian Libraries University of Oxford
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