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Hajj is the pilgrimage to Mecca that every Muslim must make at least once in their lifetime, if they are able. A new exhibition at the British Museum charts the history of this deeply personal journey in art and artefacts Early World Maps, Pilgrimage To Mecca, Old Maps, Antique Maps, Historical Maps, Illuminated Manuscript, Religious Art, British Museum, Medieval

Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam at the British Museum – in pictures

Hajj is the pilgrimage to Mecca that every Muslim must make at least once in their lifetime, if they are able. A new exhibition at the British Museum charts the history of this deeply personal journey in art and artefacts

) c, 1467 Egerton 1900 BL Medieval World, Medieval Art, Renaissance Art, Medieval Drawings, Medieval Paintings, Winter Illustration, Illustration Art, 3d Art Projects, City Drawing

City-"A Journey".detail. Germany (Passau?) c, 1467 Egerton 1900 BL

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'Kitāb Gharāʾib al-funūn wa-mulaḥ al-ʿuyūn' (The Book of Curiosities of. 'Kitāb Gharāʾib al-funūn wa-mulaḥ al-ʿuyūn' (The Book of Curiosities of the Sciences and Marvels for the Eyes) Indus Map Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Map Globe, Old Maps, Historical Maps, Science, Map Art, Sacred Geometry, Astrology

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The Indus River, c. 1065 CE. The backwards S-shaped green line is a mirror image of the actual course of the Indus River. From The Oxford Map Companion: One Hundred Sources in World History by...

Ancient World Maps: century Description: The Catalan Atlas produced in 1375 by the Majorcan cartographers Abraham and Jehuda Cresques is the most important Catalan world map of the Middle Ages. The world map originally consisted of various leaves. Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, All World Map, Arte Tribal, Map Globe, Fantasy Map, Old Maps, Medieval Art, Historical Maps

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“Mapa del mundo elaborado a finales del siglo XIV por el cronista y monje inglés Ranulf Higdon.”

  Medieval Drawings, Medieval Paintings, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Medieval Castle, Medieval Art, Renaissance, Roman, World Map Art

Roman de la Rose detail Bibliothèque municipale d'Arras, 845”

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Medieval Islamic Map of the World, ca. South lies at the top in this medieval Islamic world map. From The Oxford Map Companion: One Hundred Sources in World History by Professor Patricia. Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Islamic World, Islamic Art, Mystique, Old Maps, Historical Maps, Map Art, Cards

Kharidat al-'Aja'ib wa Faridat al-Ghara'ib (The Pearl of Wonders and the Uniqueness of Things Strange)

'Umar bin Muzaffar Ibn al-Wardi. Late seventeenth century. Near East Section, African and Middle Eastern Division (104.1) Medieval Islamic Map of the World At the center of the map are the two holiest cities of Islam: Mecca and Medina. The map shows China and India in the north and the "Christian sects and the states of Byzantium" in the south. The outer circles represent the seas. The manuscript is a cosmology, not meant to be accurate geographically, but only to present the reader with a…

  Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Antique World Map, Ancient Maps, Map Old, Jerusalem Map, Old World Maps, Early World Maps, Map Globe

Jerusalem Map, Old Jerusalem Map, Vintage Map of Jerusalem, 1535-1590

Jerusalem Map, Old Jerusalem Map, Vintage Map of Jerusalem, 1535-1590 High-Quality Old Map of Jerusalem ** This is one of the best prints we have! ** THIS IS AN INSTANT DOWNLOAD …………………………………………………. DOWNLOADABLE MAP WALL ART. NO PHYSICAL ITEMS INCLUDED - Instant download - No waiting, no shipping fees - Print and Frame it yourself - No physical product will be delivered …………………………………………………. WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE IN THIS LISTING: - 1 JPEG File at full 96 DPI resolution ……………………………………………………

Henricus Martellus world map, ca. 1490 - It's said that Columbus used this map or one like it to persuade Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile to support him in the early Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Early World Maps, Isabella Of Castile, Art Carte, Les Religions, Medieval World, Map Globe, Islamic World

Account of the Islands of the Mediterranean. - caption: 'World map by Martellus'

Go to BL Georeferencer to Place this map or View an overlay ID: 002625 Title: Account of the Islands of the Mediterranean. Provenance: Florence, 1489 Caption: World map by Martellus Notes: (Whole map) World map, including the Cape of Good Hope, rounded by Bartolomeo Dias in 1488. Image taken from Account of the Islands of the Mediterranean. Originally published/produced in Florence, 1489. Language: Latin Source identifier: Add. 15760, ff.68v-69 British Library Shelfmark: Add. 15760 If you…

Arabic Machine Manuscript Images from an Arabic manuscript featuring schematics for water powered systems, pulleys and gearing mechanisms. The date is unknown but is thought to be from sometime between the and century Renaissance, Jugendstil Design, Diagram Chart, World Map Art, Visual Diary, Illustrations, Antique Prints, Illuminated Manuscript, Cartography

Arabic Machine Manuscript

Images from an Arabic manuscript featuring schematics for water powered systems, pulleys and gearing mechanisms. The date is unknown but is thought to be from sometime between the 16th and 19th century.Housed at: Wikimedia Commons | From: Max Planck Digital LibraryUnderlying Work: PD Worldwide | Digital Copy: PD WikimediaDownload: Right click on image or see source for higher res versions

A Korean map from the entitled “Map of Heaven and Stars Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Korean Art, Asian Art, Map Globe, Old Maps, Historical Maps, Plans, Cosmos

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  World Map Art, Old Maps, Bnf, Historical Maps, Study Materials, 14th Century, Islamic Art, Vintage World Maps, Miniatures

'Ağayib al-maḫlūqāt va ġarayib al-mawğūdāṭ‛ ou ['Ağāyib-Nāma] Muḥammad b. Maḥmūd b. Aḥmad Ṭūsī Salmānī

'Ağayib al-maḫlūqāt va ġarayib al-mawğūdāṭ‛ ou ['Ağāyib-Nāma] Muḥammad b. Maḥmūd b. Aḥmad Ṭūsī Salmānī -- 13880310 -- manuscrits

World Map Century. Description: World map from the Italian monk Beato di Liebana, made in the century. Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, European Map, Tunnel Book, World Map Art, Map Globe, Old Maps, 12th Century, Middle Ages

San Virgilio di Salisburgo, ovvero la Terra è rotonda.

Nell’Alto Medioevo, e anche oltre, dire Irlanda significa dire Insula sanctorum et doctorum, isola di santi e di sapienti. I monasteri fondati da Patrizio e dai suoi seguaci, da eremi isolati…

Islamic map of the world. (The north is at the bottom) Or Arab MS Welcome Library, century Architecture Mapping, Wellcome Collection, World Map Art, Antique World Map, Aerial Images, Map Globe, Les Themes, Circle Art, Old Maps

Thousands of years of visual culture made public

The Wellcome Trust Library, one of the world’s leading libraries on the human condition, has just released more than 100,000 images demonstrating thousands of years of culture and tradition throughout