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T and O Map

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Click Here A T and O map is a type of Medieval world map, which is sometimes also called a ‘Beatine’ map, attributable to Beatus of Liébana, an 8th-century Spanish monk, who included it in one of his literary works.

اسهو بنك الهلي اتجاري As first described by the 7 th-Century scholar, Isidore of Seville in his work of ‘Etymologiae’, the T and O map represents the physical world as it was then understood.

have a peek here Effectively, the map has the roundness of a circle or wheel, and because of this, the Ocean flowing around it is contained in a circular limit. The landmass itself is divided in three parts, one part being called Asia, the second Europe, and the third Africa.

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http://asect.org.uk/?ilyminaciya=%D8%A7%D8%AE%D8%B1-%D8%A7%D8%AE%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%B1-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B0%D9%87%D8%A8&085=6c Recently, I visited Jerusalem on a pilgrimage and it is a fascinating place!

view publisher site Do you think Jerusalem is the centre of the World?

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Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T_and_O_map