Format Maps
Contributors Hâcı Ahmed
Dates 1795
Location Earth
Language Turkish, Ottoman (1500 to 1928)
Subjects Earth
World Maps
Kemâliyle nakş olunmuş cümle cihan numûnesi /
Contributor Names
Hâcı Ahmed, active 16th century.
Created / Published
[Venice : Pinelli, 1795]
Subject Headings
-  World maps
-  Earth
-  Relief shown pictorially.
-  Text states the map was translated into Turkish in 967 (Oct. 1559 to Sept. 1560).
-  Map based on Oronce Fine's cordiform map of 1534, according to Shirley's Mapping of the world, 1993.
-  Hâci Ahmed is probably a pseudonym, possibly of Michele Membré and Nicolò Cambi.
-  One of 24 impressions printed in 1795 from six woodcut blocks when found in the archives of the Council of Ten in Venice.
-  Map printed on 10 sheets pasted together.
-  Includes ill., including 2 celestial hemispheres and an illustration of an armillary sphere.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Acquisitions control no. 2000-73
1 map ; 92 x 91 cm.
Call Number
G3200 1559 .K4
Digital Id
g3200 ct001491
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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