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Two representations of the world

Two representations of the world
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Two representations of the world: on the left, by Fra Maurio, 1459, reversed top-down cosmography with South Asia in the upper right-hand corner (Piero Falchetta, Fra Mauro's world map : with a commentary and translations of the inscriptions, Catherina Balletti (ed.), Turnhout: Brepols, 2006); and on the right, Jambudvîpâ, a jain cosmography, with Mont Meru in the centre.

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