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This sixteenth-century miniature painting by Nasuh Al-Matrakî depicts the city of Aleppo in Syria.

Illustrations from the Nusretname showing Ottoman soldiers An account of the Turkish conquest of Georgia in 1578 by Gelibolulu Mustafa Ali, 1582. Departure from the palace of the army for the war, 1578

Illustrations from the Nusretname showing Ottoman soldiers An account of the Turkish conquest of Georgia in 1578 by Gelibolulu Mustafa Ali, Departure from the palace of the army for the war,

Hand-tinted map of the Island of Utopia from A Fruitful and Pleasant Work of the Best State of a Public Weal, and of the New Isle Called Utopia by Thomas Moore, 1516

willigula: “ Hand-tinted map of the Island of Utopia from A Fruitful and Pleasant Work of the Best State of a Public Weal, and of the New Isle Called Utopia by Thomas Moore, 1516 ”

Ilustración de la Crónica de las Cruzadas, de Roberto el Monje, Mapa de Jerusalén. Siglo XIII

Ilustración de la Crónica de las Cruzadas, de Roberto el Monje, Mapa de Jerusalén. Siglo XIII

Sítio de Viena (1529)

The siege of Vienna – Huner – nama ('Book of Skills') Ottoman miniature art portrays actual events -victories - the conquest of fortresses - state affairs - festivals - formal processions -circumcision feasts

The Deluge Miniatura del Maestro de L'Échevinage 15thC

El mar, terror y fascinacion II

Noah’s ark, St Augustine, De civitate dei. Rouen, quarter of the century

Piri Reis - Illuminated Map of Methana Fortress in the Saronikos Bay, from the…

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

1537 The Blue Dome of the Soltaniyeh Mosque (Iran). By Ottoman Turk Matrakçı Nasuh, a polymath who created a new form of art under Suleyman that depicted the topography of cities of the Ottoman Empire with great precision and detail. Istanbul University Library 5967.

Matrakçı Nasuh-Map of Soltaniyeh-Beyan-i Menazil-i Sefer-i Irakeyn-i Sultan Suleyman, written circa (Istanbul University Library)

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