Hajji Ahmed’s cordiform globe

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Hajji Ahmed’s cordiform globe

Contribution from H.H. Prince Badr bin Abd Allah bin Mohammed bin Farhan Al Saud and the Saudi Ministry of Culture for the restoration and raise of awareness of Hajji Ahmed’s cordiform globe. In the Library are preserved both the wooden matrixes engraved in 1559 and a print of 1795. The work presents a cordiform projection of the known globe, enriched with a text in the Turkish-Ottoman language.

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