TITLE: World Map from the Jami ’al-funun
DATE: 14th century
AUTHOR: Ahmad idn Hamdan al-Harrani
DESCRIPTION: This map is derived from the Jami’ al-funun [The gatherer of the sciences] by Ahmad ibn Hamdan al-Harrani. It is undated, but the map closely follows the geometrical pattern of those in the Ibn al-Wardi manuscripts (#214.1). Oriented with South at the top.
LOCATION: Forschungsbibliothek, MS. Orient A. 1513, fols. 46b-47a, Gotha
*Harley, J. B., The History of Cartography, Volume Two, Book One, p. 143, Figure 6.5.
Last Updated: 15 September 2014