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.

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The first was primarily aimed for sailors, the second, on the other hand, was rather more a piece of luxury; which Piri Reis offered as a gift to the Sultan.

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That of Barbinger, bahrije out-dated, still offers a good variety of notes of primary sources likely to serve a devotee or researcher. He also gives reasons for making his compilation: To Cape Cartage, also called cape Marsa, uninterrupted anchorage is secure, and ships can winter all over the ports.

The Evolution, op cit. Hapgood,He was born at the town of Karamannear KonyaTurkey. The lost, op cit, p. Amidst the Turkish men of the sea of great repute, Piri Reis is by far the one with the greatest legacy.

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He fought many naval battles alongside his uncle, and later also served under Khair eddin Barbarossa. The revised edition had a total of pages containing maps. This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat For a century or more manuscript copies were produced, tending to become ever more luxurious, prized items for collectors and gifts for important people.


The following other wikis use this file: The French coast ,49 here briefly summarized, includes four maps, and delves on some important locations such as the city of Nice, or Monaco, which Piri Reis observes, offers good possibilities for anchorage. On 26 February he recaptured Aden from the Portuguesefollowed in by the sack of Muscatwhich Portugal had occupied sinceand the strategically important island of Kish.

The fragment of the first World map discovered in at kiitabi Topkapi Museum palacesigned by Piri Reis, and dated Muharram bahriyf March-7 April is only part of the world of the map which the author handed over to the Sultan Selim in Cairo in the year Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Turkish Republic, His ktiabi map is the oldest known Turkish atlas showing the New World kitwbi, and one of the oldest maps of America still in existence anywhere the oldest known map of America that is still in existence kitabu the map drawn by Juan de la Cosa in This aspect, however, like much else of Islamic science has been completely set aside.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. La Chasse et la faune cynegetique en Tunisie, Tunis,p. There are around thirty kittabi of the Kitab al-Bahriye scattered all over libraries in Europe.

Kahlehad made a thorough analysis and description of it12, observing that Piri Reis was an excellent and reliable cartographer. Although he was iktabi an explorer and never sailed to the Atlantic, he compiled over twenty maps of Arab, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Indian and older Greek origins into a comprehensive representation of the known world of his era.

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The History of Cartography, bahrlye two, book one: A Propos du livre d. Turning further east, Piri Reis attempted to capture the island of Hormuz in the Strait of Hormuzat the entrance of the Persian Gulfunsuccessfully. Archived from the original on A propos, op cit.


Piri Reis – the Naval Commander. Islamic, op cit, pp The Languedoc region, from Cape of Creus to Aigues Mortes, is inventoried in every single detail, too: Views Read Edit View history.

For this reason, cartographers draw on a parchment a map, which they can use for broad stretches of coast and large islands. Turkish seamen used those southern shores to rest between their expeditions to the north and to the West, and often wintered in one of the harbors or islands, and this is how Piri Reis became familiar with these shores p.

They were the natural base of the Turks led by Kemal rais, and amongst whom was also Piri Reis. The description of the Tunisian coast, in particular, deserves thorough consideration.

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. For many years, little was known about the identity of Piri Reis. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those kiitabi the original file.