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posted on: Nov 19, 2014
The Arab geographer Al-Idrisi (1100-1166) drew an early circular map of Europe, Asia and Africa in surprising detail including India, Tibet, China, North Africa, Ghana, France and Germany—he was a scholar on the court of Roger II in Palermo.