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Gulf of Venice – Leo constellation

Abd_a_masoud_gulf_of_veneziaGulf of Venice – Leo constellation

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Al-Biruni infront of the United nation office in Vienna

Al-Biruni infront of the United nation office in Vienna

The constellation Taurus + tha map of Granada in spain.

This paintinga was based on the manuscript of Piri Reis, Reis was an Ottoman admiral, geographer and cartographer. He draw maps of the main cities in the Mediterranean  see.

The constellation drawing was inspired from the manuscript Kitab suwar al-kawakib written by Al-Sufi and can be found The Bibliothèque nationale de France, some parts can be found in the museum of Institut du monde arabe in Paris