Probably the earliest depiction of Diu, from 1572; *a HUGE version of this image*

Source: http://historic-cities.huji.ac.il/india/diu/maps/braun_hogenberg_I_57_3.html
(downloaded Feb. 2006)

"From Braun and Hogenberg, Civitates Orbis Terrarum I 54. Date: first Latin edition of volume I was published in 1572. After: an unidentified Portuguese manuscript."


From Braun and Hogenberg, "Civitates Orbis Terrarum," German edition, c.1580

Source: ebay, June 2006




"Diu in Arabia," from the 'Sciographia Cosmica' by Daniel Meisner and successors, 1627, with modern hand coloring; the view is based on Braun and Hogenberg, which in tern is based on an earlier anonymous woodcut

Source: ebay, Oct. 2011


*A view from a Portuguese atlas, 1630*

Source: ebay, Mar. 2007



*A view from Philip Baldaeus, 'The True and Exact Description of the Most Celebrated East-India Coast of Malabar and Choromandel as also of the Island of Ceylon', Amsterdam, 1672*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2011

"City of Diu," from 'The Universal Traveller', by Thomas Salmon, London, 1729

Source: ebay, Mar. 2007


'Citadel of Diu' and 'Death of Sultan Badar', a copperplate engraving published in Paris in 1733; *a detail of the battle scene*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2001



*"The murder committed by Raja Ammersingh in the presence of the Mogol" and "The city of Diu," from "The True and Exact Description of the Most Celebrated East-India Coast of Malabar and Choromandel...", by Philip Baldaeus, 1744 (orig. 1632)*; also *"A fire ship burnt before it could do the execution" and "The King of Aden hanged abord Soliman Basses Galley"*

Source: ebay, July 2010

"City of Diu," a map by Bellin, 1746; *a very large view of the map*

Source: ebay, Aug. 2001


"Siege de Diu" (by an Ottoman expeditionary force in 1538), a copper-engraved print from *PREVOST*, c.1760

Source: http://www.antiqueprints.com/proddetail.php?prod=e3119&cat=34
(downloaded Nov. 2004)


*"Siege of Diu by the Arabians," a reworking of the above image, from Middleton's Geography, 1778*

Source: ebay, May 2006


The old fort of Diu, as it looks today

Source: http://www.indiamike.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/3463/sort/1/cat/all/page/8
(downloaded Feb. 2005)


A gateway in the fort

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/61337795@N00/125656347/
(downloaded Feb. 2007)


The old Diu fort-- a detail

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/germeister/297677206/
(downloaded Feb. 2007)


Diu Fort-- an old cannon still in its embrasure

Source: http://www.indiamike.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/187/sort/1/cat/all/page/16
(downloaded Feb. 2005)


The old St. Thomas's Church has now been converted into the Diu Museum

Source: http://www.flat3.co.uk/india/pages/990029.htm
(downloaded Apr. 2006)


*The former St. Thomas's Church, now the Diu Museum, is lit up at night for tourists*

Source: http://www.indiamike.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/10725
(downloaded Apr. 2006)


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