The Muslim World circa 905-1500
This map illustrates the expansion of the Muslim world as a result of conquest or political allegiance, and as is reflected in the powerful and long-lasting influence exerted by Muslim traders in regions such as East Africa.
- Limit of Muslim Influence
- Approximate frontiers
- Trade routes
- Route of Vasco da Gama
- Route of Tamerlane 1400-02, and his battles 1391, 1395, 1402
- Dates in Asia Minor & Balkans show Ottoman advance
- Dates in Africa show Portuguese advance
- Local Rulers
An Historical Atlas of Islam – Atlas Historique de l’Islam, Second Edition. Edited by Hugh Kennedy, Tuta sub Aegide Pallas 1683,
Brill, Leiden-Boston-Koeln, 2002, page 12.
Cartography by Marc Bel, Peter van der Donck.
© 2002 Koninklijke Brill NV, The Netherlands. All rights reserved.
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