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Special maps of Persia 1477-1925

Cyrus Alai

Special maps of Persia 1477-1925

by Cyrus Alai

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Cyrus Alai
SeriesHandbook of Oriental studies. Section one, the Near and Middle East -- v. 99
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ6027.I68 A44 2010, GA1261 A44 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24467990M
ISBN 109789004184015
LC Control Number2010012770
OCLC/WorldCa607319030

  "The Collection consists of old maps and 5 facsimile maps which have been fully described alongside many other maps of Persia in two large volumes of the map-history of that county by Dr. Cyrus Ala’i: General Maps of Persia, (Leiden, Brill, ) and Special Maps of Persia (Leiden, Brill, ).".   In January Dr Cyrus Ala’i donated his significant collection of specialist maps of Persia to the Centre for Iranian Studies at collection was lodged at the SOAS Library’s Special ing this, we had the pleasure in of presenting a selection of these maps at the Brunei Gallery at SOAS entitled as “Maps of Persia A Graphical Journey through .

Rare Map for Sale: Black Map of Persia (Iran) and Afghanistan at Geographicus Rare Antique Maps Antique Maps of the Middle East, Arabia & Persia. Gallery of authentic historic & rare maps of the Middle East, Arabia, Persia, & the Holy Land, 16th- 19th centuries. Persia, historic region of southwestern Asia associated with the area that is now modern Iran. The people of that region have traditionally called their country Iran, ‘Land of the Aryans.’ That name was officially adopted in Learn more about Persia in this article.

A very nice example of A. J. Johnson's map of Arabia, Persia and Turkey in Asia. Covers from the Mediterranean and Egypt eastwards as far as the Mouths of the Indus River, as well as southward as far as the Horn of Africa and northwards to the Black Sea. "The Collection consists of old maps and 5 facsimile maps which have been fully described alongside many other maps of Persia in two large volumes of the map-history of that county by Dr. Cyrus Ala’i: General Maps of Persia, (Leiden, Brill, ) and Special Maps of Persia (Leiden, Brill, ).".


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Encouraged by numerous commending reviews in five languages - English, French, German, Persian and Armenian - and gratifying testimonials from many renowned authorities in the fields of 'History of Cartography' and 'Iranian Studies', Cyrus Alai continued his research and collected further material to produce the present volume: Special Maps of Persia,covering every map of Cited by: 2.

Ptolemy’s fifth map of Asia, which depicts Persia, appeared in all the 59 editions of Geographia, published between and Gastaldi produced the first post-Ptolemaic map of Persia in in Venice, which served as the basis of many later maps for about a century.

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Special maps of Persia [Cyrus Alai]. Special Maps of Persia My Searches (0) Cart (0) brill American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education History Jewish Studies Literature and Cultural Studies Languages and Linguistics Cited by: 1.

Special Maps contains entries, chosen from among over maps considered, of which are illustrated. It has pages, and weighs over nine pounds. This is much larger than General Maps, with its entries, plates, and pages, weighing "only" seven pounds.5/5.

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Contents to General Maps of Persia (second, revised edition) Key to Special Abbreviations Acknowledgements Foreword by Tony Campbell Preface Introduction Chapter One: The Ptolemaic Maps of Persia Historical Background Ptolemy’s Life and His Mapping of Persia The Fifth Map of Asia Depicting Persia Group PTOL-1, Bologna Group PTOL-2, Rome Group PTOL-3, Florence Group.

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This map reveals the expansion of the Persian Empire from Cyrus the Great to Darius I, BC. The Persian Achaemenid Empire was actually the last great empire of the ancient Near East.

Its boundaries extended from the Aegean Sea in the west to the Indus River in the east, such a large empire was created in just a little over 10 years by Cyrus II the. As a result, he produced a monumental work in two volumes: General Maps of Persia, appeared inand Special Maps of Persia inboth published by BRILL in Leiden, The Netherlands.

Publisher’s Commentary. The Cyrus Ala’i Map Collection comprises maps and prints of Persia from an external perspective and is arranged to reflect the two books written by Dr Ala’i (detailed below).

The earliest maps in the collection are Ptolemaic maps based on the descriptions of the world by the Greek geographer Ptolemy, c AD. Later maps are by mapmakers from Italy, the Netherlands, France, Germany.

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Language: English. Condition: very good (cover backside with a light wrinkle). This carto-bibliography covers every map in the region, other than general maps. It contains map-entries, of which are illustrated, mostly in colour. Special Maps of Persia, (Handbook of Oriental Studies) Wednesday, Ma Five years ago, the prestigious Dutch academic publishing house Koninklijke Brill published Dr.

Cyrus Alai's pioneer volume, General Maps of Persia. The book arrived to much acclaim in the history of cartography community, and rightly so.He is the author of two books "General Maps of Persia" and "Special Maps of Persia" which have been published by Brill Publications in the Netherlands in and He donated his huge collection of Persian maps to the University of London.

Sources. General Maps of Persia - (Brill).A discussion of this map, reference number E, can be found on pages of 'Special Maps of Persia ' by Cyrus Ala'i (Brill, ) General Note: Part of the 'Dr Cyrus Ala'i's Map Collection of Persia: Special Maps of Persia from the Collection of Dr Cyrus Ala'i: Maps of the Caspian Sea and its Persian shores (SOAS Special.