Tuesday, May 1, 2007

World Map 11th Century

Description: World map of Mahmud al-Kashgari. Turcocentric world map published in al-Kashgari's "Compendium of the languages of the Turks" in the 11th century. The map is oriented with east on the top and the world is shown as encircled by the ocean.

(Highest res.: jpg, 741 x 670 pixel, 96 dpi, file size: 128 KB).