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Istanbul–A 15th-century Map

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Modernity notwithstanding, there will always be something of the fairy tale about Istanbul, that meeting place of the world. This map, now in the collection of Istanbul’s University Library, speaks as much as any to the intrinsic beauty and magic of the city…    RT

Map: Istanbul in 1535 (Turkish miniature); WikiCmns; Public Domain.

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