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1541 world map reduced from that of Waldseemüller (1513), onto which Fries has added the five kings of Russia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka (Taprobana), and Thailand (Mursuli), along with a mammoth in the upper left corner near Greenland (which is depicted as a peninsula).
Carta Marina / drawn by Martin Waldseemüller in 1516. This is a remix of both fantastical and official testimony of the world. King Manuel of Portugal is riding a sea monster close to the southern coast of Africa, a symbol of the Portuguese control over the marine route between Africa and India
1581 Bunting Clover Leaf Map. Stylized world map in the shape of a clover leaf (showing the Continents of Europe, Asia, Africa). Jerusalem is at the centre
The Map of India, Arabia, the Horn of Africa the and Indian Ocean by Pedro and Jorge Reinel of the Miller Atlas, a Portuguese illustrated atlas dated from 1519.
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