Uppsala University Library
Sturtzenbecker collection
Cartographic sketch-book based on Piri Reis' "Kitab-i Bahriye" 'Book of maritime matters'
Vegetation symbols

 

Nr Symbol Link to example map with symbol
1 Palm_1

1_47
Alexandria, Egypt

 

2 Palm_2 1_58
Tunis
3 Palm_3 1_136
Tunis
4 palm_Nilen

1_141
Nile Delta

5 4 1_126
Ionian or Aegean Sea, coastal strip with palaces
6 5 1_105
Methana, Peloponnese
7 6 1_83
Possibly coast of Spain-Narbonne
6+8 5+7

1_4
Environs of Istanbul

8 7 1_125
Ionian or Aegean Sea, island with several palaces
9 8

1_41, 1_44 Syria
1_66 Ceuta (yellow) Gibraltar (red)
1_68, 1_69 Spanish coast
1_130, 1_132, 1_133, 1_134 Christian settlements 1_142, 1_143 Anatolia South

10 9 1_135, 1_160 Rhodos, 1_162 Unidentified fortified island town, 1_165 Eğriboz Euboia, 1_166 Unidentified fortified town on gulf, 1_168 Dardanelles, 1_172 Istanbul
11 10 1_98, 1_99, 1_100, 1_102, 1_103, 1_104, 1_106
Coastal strips & islands Ionian and Aegean Sea
1_105 Methana, Saronic gulf.
12 11

1_8
Dardanelles

13 12

1_82
Coastal strip at Rhône mouth

14 13

1_106
Probably South Peloponnese