500th anniversary of Ahmed ibn Mājid death

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500th anniversary of Ahmed ibn Mājid death

Post by aukepalmhof » Tue Sep 07, 2021 3:48 am

In 1995 Syria issued a stamp to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Ahmed ibn Mājid death. Ahmed was a cartographer and is pictured drawing a map of the Persian Gulf,on the right is a 15th-century sailing ship of which I have not details.

https://www.encyclopedia.com/science/di ... majid-shih
Syria 1995 £S18 sg 1938, Scott ?
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