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    The Piri Reis Map

    The Piri Reis Map | The Old Groaner "As to the accusation of plagiarism by the Egyptian Admiral, it is completely unfounded and I resent it. I have never claimed it to be more than a compilation of about twenty charts and mappae mundi which I have collected in the course of my duty to the...
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    From Kos to Turgut Reis

    Hi Guys, i live here in Turgut Reis in the Summer. Saturday will come our Guest, he will be landing in Kos, so i would to know, if someone knows how he can come to Turgut Reis. Yeah there is Ferryboat, but the boat transfer only so at 9-10 Clock and 16-17.30 but he will be landing so like at 10
  3. ceemac

    Admiral Turgut Reis

    A biography of Ottoman Admiral Turgut Reis; Dragut Also called: Turgut Reis (1514-1565) Barbary pirate and Ottoman admiral, operating largely along the Barbary coast. Dragut was a protege of Barbarossa (Khayr ed-Din). He was known as a cruel and brutal opponent, and feared among many...
  4. ceemac

    The Piri Reis Map

    "The Piri Reis map ("Piri" pronounced /piɹi/) is a famous pre-modern world map created by 16th century Ottoman-Turkish admiral and cartographer Piri Reis The map shows part of the western coasts of Europe and North Africa with reasonable accuracy, and the coast of Brazil is also easily...
  5. shirleyanntr

    The Piri Reis Map

    this article was taken from a site about artefacts in Topkapı Saray....a great place to visit. The Piri Reis Map The Piri Reis map dated 1513 and it is the first surviving map that shows the Americas. The Piri Reis map shows the western coast of Africa, the eastern coast of South America, and...
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