Al-Idrisi and Representations of the Medieval Muslim World
Ash-Sharif al-Idrisi (1100-1165?) wrote one of the greatest works of medieval geography and produced the first world map to use a gr...
Arab Geographer and Cartographer
Al-Idrisi (also known by his short name Al-Sharif Al-Idrisi al-Qurtubi) was one of the most renowned Arab geographers of his day. Under the service...
The Arab geographer Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-Idrisi (1100-1165) wrote the Book of Roger, a world geography, for King Roger II of Sicily. His work, marking the end of the classical age of Arab geograph...