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European cartographers and the Ottoman world, 1500-1750

Ian Manners

European cartographers and the Ottoman world, 1500-1750

maps from the collection of O.J. Sopranos

by Ian Manners

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Published by Oriental Institute Museum of the University of Chicago in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sopranos, O. J. -- Map collections -- Exhibitions,
  • Cartography -- Europe -- History -- Exhibitions,
  • Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918 -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Exhibitions,
  • Balkan Peninsula -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Exhibitions,
  • Middle East -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Exhibitions,
  • Africa, North -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementIan Manners ; with a contribution by M. Pinar Emiralioğlu.
    GenreExhibitions., Maps, Early works to 1800
    ContributionsEmiralioğlu, M. Pinar., University of Chicago. Oriental Institute. Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGA781 .M36 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19519752M
    ISBN 101885923538
    ISBN 109781885923530
    LC Control Number2007935787

    It often disregards scale and detail in the interest of clarity of communicating specific route or relational information. Argentina and the Empire of Brazil fought for hegemony in South America. The Arts of the Islamic World. The Piri Reis Map of Necipoglu, Gulru. It also saw the establishment of a Danish colonial empire and some Swedish overseas colonies.

    New York: Modern Library, The relations of Ottoman and European cultures cannot be plotted in linear fashion. They combine general map elements with thematic attributes in order to design a map with a specific audience in mind. New York: I. Transliteration systems are based on relating written symbols to one another, while transcription is the attempt to spell in one language the phonetic sounds of another.

    He interprets Japanese religion in terms of his universalist views on religion, claiming that the indigenous Japanese religion was a form of Christianity and that one could still find evidence of their worship of crucifixes. This leads the user to take action and draw conclusions based on the information that they find on the map. Mediterranean Encounters, in its deep investment in reading travel images through Ottoman history and culture, attempts to redress this problematic interpretation. So a map made in English may use the name Germany for that country, while a German map would use Deutschland and a French map Allemagne. The Museum is open Tuesday, Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.


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Through this, maps made European commerce in Africa possible by showing potential commercial routes and made natural resource extraction possible by depicting locations of resources.

Levenson, Jay A. Tabak, Faruk. Map of colonial empires throughout the world in CE. Rather, these empires expanded through the more traditional route of the conquest of neighbouring territories.

Choropleth maps portray data collection areas, such as counties or census tracts, with color. Implanted in Istanbul and elsewhere, embassies and consulates were not extrinsic to the societies in which they were established, but instead an integral, functioning part of them.

Before such software existed, cartographers had to draw shaded relief by hand. Dursteler, Eric R. First, the Japanese victories in the Pacific War showed Indians and other subject peoples that the colonial powers were not invincible.

Therefore, there are now a huge variety of different styles and types of map — for example, one area which has evolved a specific and recognisable variation are those used by public transport organisations to guide passengersnamely urban rail and metro mapsmany of which are loosely based on 45 degree angles as originally perfected by Harry Beck and George Dow.

When France pressed its favored status with Selim, hoping to obtain his diplomatic recognition in order to overcome its isolation in Europe during the revolutionary years, the Ottomans served as an intermediary in European politics. Some countries have multiple official languages, resulting in multiple official placenames.

There was, though, some Russian colonisation of the Americas across the Bering Strait. The Eastern Origins of Western Civilization. Howard, Deborah. Young, George Frederick.

Spain initially the Crown of Castile and soon later Portugal encountered the Americas through sea travel and built trading posts or conquered large extensions of land.

And the mediators were not exclusively European. The Medici. A map projection provides a way to represent the curved surface on the plane of the map.

Faroqhi, Suraiya. A central tenet of deconstructionism is that maps have power. In such cases, cartographers may have to choose between various phonetic spellings of local names versus older imposed, sometimes resented, colonial names.

The relations of Ottoman and European cultures cannot be plotted in linear fashion. It is not a coincidence that Auguste Boppe, the author of the first major study of artists who traveled to Constantinople, was a former French ambassador to Istanbul.

This tendency led him to work with the Jesuits in Rome and then Venice, but the incompatibility of their beliefs with his prevented his full membership in their order. The sublime grandeurs of the spirit of love will be taught by the maternal genius of religion.

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Looking for precedents, I stumbled upon an abundance of material and a large cast of colorful characters who figure in the history of travel images. They received fellow countrymen, providing society, impromptu tours, advice and information, and sometimes even lodging; they served as conduits for communication, as travelers posted or received letters from home and the consuls of differing stopping points reported to each other and to the French Ambassador in Constantinople on the progress, well-being, whereabouts, and activities of the traveler.

New York: Oxford University Press, The proximity of travelers to diplomatic circles has important practical implications, as consuls and other diplomatic personnel facilitated travel and fundamentally made it possible.

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List of countries by population in 1700

This type of map falls somewhere between thematic and general maps.Hacı Ahmet was a purported Muslim cartographer linked to a 16th-century map of the world.

Ahmet appended a commentary to the map, outlining his own life and an explanation for the creation of the map.

But it is not clear whether Ahmet created the map, or whether he simply translated it into Turkish for use in the Ottoman world. Sep 11,  · Why Modern Cartographers Are So Impressed With This 16th-Century Map A mariner’s take on a town in “New Spain” was notably accurate for its time.

Cedid Atlas (or Atlas-ı Cedid) is the first translation of the atlas in the Muslim world, printed and published in in Istanbul, then the capital of the Ottoman Empire. The full title name of the atlas reads as Cedid Atlas Tercümesi (meaning, literally, "A Translation of a New Atlas") and in most libraries outside Turkey, it is recorded and referenced accordingly.

During this period, Ottoman ruling elites articulated the imperial claims of the Ottoman dynasty to universal leadership by representing the Ottoman sultans as the new world conquerors.

Travelers, historians, sea captains, cartographers, poets, and astrologers assisted in this enterprise by creating a distinct body of geographical literature.

Cartography (/ k ɑːr ˈ t ɒ ɡ r ə f i /; from Greek χάρτης chartēs, "papyrus, sheet of paper, map"; and γράφειν graphein, "write") is the study and practice of making atlasbowling.coming science, aesthetics, and technique, cartography builds on the premise that reality can be modeled in ways that communicate spatial information effectively.

The fundamental problems of. Ahmed Muhiddin Piri, better known as Piri Reis, was an Ottoman admiral, geographer, and cartographer. He is primarily known today for his maps and charts collected in his Kitab-&#; Bahriye (Book of Navigation), a book that contains detailed information on navigation, as well as very accurate charts (for their time) describing the important ports and cities of the Mediterranean Sea.