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Friday, December 01, 2006

Constantinople


Map of Constantinople
Illustration from the Liber insularum archipelagi (The Book of the Islands of the Archipelago)
by Cristoforo Buondelmonti (ca. 1380/90–post-1430)
Italy (Florence?), ca. 1420–30
Ink and colors on parchment
Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Venice