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Routes and Realms

Zayde Antrim

in Routes and Realms: The Power of Place in the Early Islamic World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199913879
eISBN:
9780199980178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913879.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter begins by considering three tenth-century geographies of the Mamlakat al-Islām, or “Realm of Islam,” by al-Iṣṭakhrī, Ibn Ḥawqal, and al-Muqaddasī. These works may be distinguished from ... More


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


Introduction: Ways of Seeing Islamic Maps

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/9780226127019.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter One, “Introduction” introduces the reader to the subject of the KMMS Islamic maps: their number, location, language and dates. It presents a quick overview of the objectives and structure of ... More


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