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Shipping, trade and crusade in the medieval Mediterranean

Publication Type  Book
Year of Publication  2012
Authors  Ruthy Gertwagen and Elizabeth Jeffreys
Publisher  Ashgate publishing limited
Key Words  Fatimid; Mediterranean; Europe; Mecca Madina

The fatimids were an imperial power of worldwide interests and broad horizons. In the dynastic tomb inside the palace complex in Cairo there once hung a silk map of the world which depicted towns, mountains, seas, rivers and forts including the map of Mecca and Medina.

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