The Turks and Portuguese in the Indian Ocean 10th-16th Centuries
This map illustrates the development of navigation along the Indian Ocean. In 1498, Vasco da Gama was guided by Ibn Majid on a known route, but later the Portuguese fleets pioneered a more direct route through the Cape of Good Hope.
- Voyage of Sayyidi Ali Re’is from al-Basra to Daman, 961/1554
- First Voyage of Vasco da Gama, 903-5/1498-99
- Routes used by the annual fleets between Lisbon and India
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 61.
Cartography by Marc Bel, Peter van der Donck.
© 2002 Koninklijke Brill NV, The Netherlands. All rights reserved.
This map is one in a series:
- Image:MG©Environments and Mineral Resources of the Islamic World circa 390-1000.jpg
- Image:MG©Al-Andalus and Al-Maghrib- The Muslim Conquest, 44-732.jpg
- Image:MG©Islam in China, 9th-20th Centuries.jpg
- Image:MG©Linguistic Regions of the Islamic World circa 900-1500.jpg
- Image:MG©Ottoman Expansion 1362-1402 A.D. The First Conquest of Rumelia and Anatolia.jpg
- Image:MG©The Indian Ocean circa 390-1000.jpg
- Image:MG©The Muslim World circa 403-1100.jpg
- Image:MG©The Muslim World circa 700-1300.jpg
- Image:MG©The Muslim World circa 905-1500.jpg
- Image:MG©The Muslim World circa 1111-1700.jpg
- Image:MG©The Muslim World circa 1317-1900.jpg
- Image:MG©The Turks and Portuguese in the Indian Ocean 10th-16th Centuries.jpg
- Image:MG©The Western Mediterranean in the 3rd-9th C..jpg
- Image:MG©The World on the Eve of the Muslim Conquests circa 600 A.D..jpg
- Image:MG©The World According to Al-Idrisi 549-1154.jpg
- Image:MG©The World According to Al-Sharfi 986-1579.jpg