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19:46, 19 March 2018 Monday
Ottoman Piri Reis
20:40, 17 December 2016 Saturday

The ideology and historical legacy of world maps

In the hands of the Western countries maps sometimes showed the land to be exploited, and many times used as a tool to create equilibrium in their own favour

12:23, 11 March 2014 Tuesday

Piri Reis maps on display in Slovenia

Piri Reis was primarily known today for his maps and charts collected in his Kitab-ı Bahriye (Book of Navigation), a book that contains detailed information on navigation, as well as very accurate charts (for their time) describing the important ports and cities of the Mediterranean Sea.

11:43, 26 November 2013 Tuesday

UNESCO holds symposium on Ottoman Piri Reis

UNESCO holds a symposium on Piri Reis, admiral of Ottoman Egyptian fleet and writer on the science of navigation produced the earliest world map in 1513.

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