Figure 1: A section of the World Map produced by Pîrî Reis and presented to Sultan Selim I in 1517 (The original is in Topkapi Palace Museum Library, no. H. 1824.)
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Figure 1. The entrance gate of Aleppo Citadel. (© Murat Özyildirim)
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Figure. Ibn Battuta as imagined by a present day artist. Muslim Heritage Consulting © www.muslimheritageconsulting.com.
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Figure 1: Performers with sailing boats are pictured during the Opening Ceremony for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics at the National Stadium on August 8, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo credit: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images). (Source ).
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