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Map of the River Nile From Its Estuary South, from Book of Navigation, by Piri Reis (Muhyiddin Piri Bey) (c1525) Fine Art Reproduction
Illuminated Manuscript Map of Cairo, from Book on Navigation. Originally composed in 932 AH / 1525 CE and dedicated to Sultan Süleyman I ("The Magnificent"), this great work by Piri Reis (d. 962 AH / 1555 CE) on navigation was later revised and expanded. The present manuscript, made mostly in the late 11th AH / 17th CE cent.