MEDIEVAL MAPS
from c.700 to c.1500
SELECTIONS FROM THE *SCHWARTZBERG
HISTORICAL ATLAS* (DSAL, highly ZOOMABLE)
=*South Asia c.700-975 (Gurjara-Pratiharas etc.)**
=*South Asia c.1175-1200 (Ghaznavids, etc.)**
=*Islamic expansion and knowledge of medieval South Asia**
=*religious and cultural sites in South Asia, 700's-1100's**

=*Ghurids and Mamluks, c.1170-1290**
=*Khaljis and Tughluqs, c.1290-1390**
=*political disintegration in the North, c.1390-1450**
=*the time of the Lodis, c.1451-1526**
=*religious and cultural sites of South Asia, c.1200-1525**
=*a synopsis: major powers of South Asia, c.500's-1100's**
=*a synopsis: major powers of South Asia, c.1200's-1400's**
MET MUSEUM TIMELINE
Metropolitan Museum timeline displays with both maps and images: for the *Himalayan region**; for the *North**; for the *South**
MEDIEVAL MAPS
Medieval maps with commentary by Henry Davis:
=*maps from 400 to 1300**; *maps from 1300 to 1500**
HISTORICAL SEQUENCE
=*A historical sequence** of smallish but handy maps; click 'Maps and Chronology', then scroll down in the left-hand window
c.700-1500 CE maps
=*the eastern hemisphere, in maps by Thomas Lessman**
 the ISLAMIC WORLD
=*maps from the "Historical Atlas of Islam"* (Brice 1981)
=*maps from Princeton**; and *maps from Penn**
REGIONAL KINGDOMS
=*South Asia, c.550-on*, in various views
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*South Asia c.700-975 (Gurjara-Pratiharas etc.)**
the EARLY CALIPHATE
=*The Caliphate in 750** (Shepherd 1923)
=*Caliphate, Byzantime empire, in 814** (Shepherd 1923)
=*Islamic expansion by c.850**
AL-ISTAKHRI, c.950's
=*the world, the Persian Gulf, by Al-Istakhri, c.977*
the GHAZNAVID EMPIRE
=*the Ghaznavid empire under Mahmud Ghaznavi, c.1025*
=*South Asia c.175-1200 (Ghaznavids, etc.)**
AL-BIRUNI, c.1029
=*Al-biruni's view of the world, Lahore, c.1029*
AL-IDRISI, 1154
=*a world map by al-Idrisi, working in Sicily, 1154**
TRADE, c.1200s
=*Trade routes Europe-India, c.1200's** (Shepherd 1923)
the GHURID EMPIRE
=*The Ghurid empire at its maximum extent, c.1206*
=*Ghurids and Mamluks, c.1170-1290**
the MONGOL ONSLAUGHT
=*the Mongol onslaughts and conquests, 1200's-1400's*; *a quick overview of the 1200's**
the DELHI SULTANATE,
 
4 OVERVIEWS
The growth and decline of the Delhi Sultanate, according to:
=*Joppen 1907*
=*Davies 1949*
=*Roolvink 1957*
and especially the DSAL zoomable edition of Schwartzberg 1978:
=*Sultanate overview maps*
=*Ghurids and Mamluks, c.1170-1290**
=*Khaljis and Tughluqs, c.1290-1390**
=*political disintegration in the North, c.1390-1450**
=*the time of the Lodis, c.1451-1526**
MAPPA MUNDI, 1300
=*The Hereford Mappa Mundi**
PTOLEMAIC ASIA, 1470's on
=*Ptolemaic maps-- some of the earliest ever printed* (Rome, 1478)
=*An early Map 9 from Rome, 1480's, and other examples*
=*An early Map 10 from Ulm, 1482, and other examples*
=*An early map from the Harley Collection*-- *more information**
WORLD VIEWS, 1493
=*Asia and other maps and views, Nuremberg Chronicle, 1493*
GLOBE, 1502
=*The "Cantino planisphere," an early globe, 1502**
MUNSTER, 1544-
=*maps and views from Münster's famous "Cosmographia"*
the OTTOMAN EMPIRE
=*Byzantine Empire, Ottoman Turks, 1355** (Shepherd 1923)
=*Ottoman Empire, 1451-1481 (Constantinople)** (Shepherd 1923)
=*Ottoman Empire, 1481-1683** (Shepherd 1923)
=*Dismemberment after 1683** (Shepherd 1923)

 
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