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Incredible, Intricate Map from the Medieval Era

Medieval sea monsters, Iceland, Thule, whales

Phantom islands on ancient maps. 1539 map of Thule (Tile) that shows a monster and whales.

Map of Constantinople (1422) by Florentine cartographer Cristoforo Buondelmonte

Map of Constantinople (modern Istanbul), designed in 1422 by Florentine cartographer Cristoforo Buondelmonti; the oldest surviving map of the city, and the only surviving map which predates the Turkish conquest of Constantinople in

Michael of Rhodes Illuminated Manuscript from 1401 - The zodiac as it relates to the body

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Oldest Known Accurate Road Map Of Britain  --  1360  --  No further reference provided.

Oldest Known Accurate Road Map Of Britain -- 1360 -- It's the Gough Map, held in the Bodleian and now available in digitized form.

From the Mughal India BLog post '18th century route map from Delhi to Kandahar' Image: The Fort of Delhi and the area to the north (IO Islamic 4725)

century route map from Delhi to Kandahar. The Fort of Delhi and the area to…

Map of the Methana Fortress in the Saronikos Bay

An illuminated map of Methana fortress in the Saronikos Bay, Greece, from the great Kitab-ı Bahriye (Book of Navigation) presented to Sultan Süleyman by the cartographer Piri Reis, 1525

World map 14th Century.  Description: World map from the English chronicler and Benedictine monk Ranulf Higdon, published in the late 14th century.

World map from the English chronicler and Benedictine monk Ranulf Higden, published in the late century.

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