Figure 1. Chios (Sakiz) Island, Kitab-i Bahriye, Suleymaniye Library, Ayasofya, 2612.
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Figure 1. A portrait of Marco Polo (from www.wikipedia.org).
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Figure 1: The young Aydin Sayili. Courtesy of Dr. Hüseyin Gazi Topdemir.
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