Name

Al Idrisi

Career

Science

Occupation 1

Arab geographer

cartographer

Region

Europe

Era

Ancient/Medieval to 1350

Born

1100

Died

1166

Text

Arab geographer who lived in Sicily and produced a world map in 1154, in which the Atlantic Ocean is called "The Sea of Perpetual Doom"

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Al Idrisi world map (1154)

Record ID: 769