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The KMMS Ottoman Cluster

Karen C. Pinto

in Medieval Islamic Maps: An Exploration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226126968
eISBN:
9780226127019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127019.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter Eleven, “The KMMS Ottoman Cluster” looks specifically at the identifying characteristics of one set of map manuscripts named the Ottoman cluster, embedded within the larger set of KMMS maps. ... More


Capturing the World on Paper: The Visual Tradition and Mapmaking

Genevieve Carlton

in Worldly Consumers: The Demand for Maps in Renaissance Italy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226255316
eISBN:
9780226255453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255453.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter analyzes the ways mapmakers drew on the techniques of Renaissance artists to insert their works into an already vibrant visual tradition. While previous historians have argued that the ... More


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