500-year-old map by Piri Reis on display at Topkapi Palace
Jan24

500-year-old map by Piri Reis on display at Topkapi Palace

The Piri Reis Map, named for the famed Ottoman admiral and cartographer who authored it, can now be seen at Istanbul’s Topkapı Palace in an exhibition organized by the Bilkent Cultural Initiative for the 500th anniversary of the map’s creation as celebrated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). With the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) naming 2013...

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