Kitab-ı bahriye (Turkish Edition) [Pirı̂ Reis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hardcover Editors: Translator: pages. In between his wars, he retired to Gallipoli to devise a first World map, in , then his two versions of Kitab I-Bahriye ( and ), and then his second. English: Originally composed in AH/AD and dedicated to Sultan Süleyman I (“The Magnificent”), this great work by Piri Reis (d.

Author: Nanris Kazracage
Country: Lithuania
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Art
Published (Last): 8 August 2011
Pages: 241
PDF File Size: 9.46 Mb
ePub File Size: 4.16 Mb
ISBN: 412-1-25541-644-4
Downloads: 29521
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Vikree

This aspect, however, like much else of Islamic science has been completely set aside. Kitab-i balhriye translated by Hess as Book of Sea Lore ,34 is what is commonly known as a portulani.

That of Barbinger, also out-dated, still offers a good variety of notes of primary sources likely to serve a devotee or researcher.

Danger lies, however, in the vicinity of the island of Zembra, which is exposed most particularly to southerly winds, whilst rocks often covered by water p can be very treacherous. Olschki,pp Supplemental, op cit, p.

The Lost map of Columbus. In between his wars, he retired to Gallipoli to devise a first World map, inthen his two versions of Kitab I-Bahriye andand then his second World Bariye in The Evolution, op cit. Statue of Piri Reis.

File:İstanbul, 1629 (Kitab-ı Bahriye).jpg

Apart from the maps, the book also contained detailed information on the major ports, bays, gulfs, capes, peninsulas, islands, straits and ideal shelters of the Mediterranean Seaas well as techniques of navigation and navigation-related information on astronomy, together with information about the local people of each country and city and the curious aspects of their culture.


Piri Reis moves onto Jijel and the region around, noting that it was under the rule of Bejaia prior to the Spanish take overunder the protection of Aroudj Barbarosa p.

According to his imprinting text, he had drawn his maps using about 20 foreign charts and mappae bwhriye Arab, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Indian and Greek including one by Christopher Columbus.

Around Kerkenna, however, he notes, is the constant threat of European pirates, especially where waters are deep enough to allow the incursion of bahriyye large boats. Piri Reis’ map is babriye on the Sahara at the latitude of the Tropic of Cancer. In he participated in the Siege of Rhodes against the Knights of St.

Description of the Mediterranean Coasts. Kahle also points out that the whole picture of Columbus has been distorted, as nearly all the important documents related to him, and in particular his ship’s journal, have been preserved not in their original but in abstracts and edited works, mostly by Bishop Las Casas. The island of Kerkena offers excellent anchorage conditions regardless of the severity of the sea storms; hence an ideal place for wintering p.

Views Read Edit View history. The fortress had fallen on July 25, ; and so much joy there was in Spain as in the rest of Christendom, that Pope Julius II went on a procession of thanks giving. Most manuscripts two third are of the first version. On this reckoning only nine points will fit into a space of thirty miles.

And in his introduction, Piri Reis mentions that he had earlier designed a map of the world which deals with the very recent discoveries of the time, in the Indian and Chinese seas, abhriye known to nobody in the territory of the Rum. Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Turkish Republic, Une Description Turque de l.


Brotherhood ktabi, and appears in its sequel Assassin’s Creed: The contents of Kitab-I Bahriye are organized in chapters, of them in the first version, and in the second. In the first bookthis section has a total of portolan charts, while the second book has a total of portolan charts. The first by F. Turkish Charts, op cit, p The island of Djerba, of all places, is what attracts most attention pp Translation of the Kitab: Marseilles, its port and coastline, receive greater focus; and from there, it is said, French naval expeditions are organized and launched.

Islamic Charting, op cit, kitabu Archived from the original on Retrieved from ” https: By Revelationsdespite his earlier conflict with the Assassins, Piri joined the Ottoman Assassin Brotherhood in to serve as a scholar and technician, and even eventually progressed to the rank of Master Assassin.

Further on, at Tunis, great interest is in its climate, commerce, its rulers and their rivalries.

Piri Reis – Wikipedia

La Description des cotes de la Tunisie. The revised edition had a total of pages containing maps. Adobe Photoshop CS6 Windows. The recent voluminous work by Harley and Woodward, by far the best on the subject, shows in rich detail, the meritorious role of Muslim cartography and nautical science. Piri Reis, in Encyclopaedia of Islam, first editionvol vi; Leiden.