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HIS 128 - African History to 1600 - Professor Christolyn Williams: Primary Source Materials

The Catalan Atlas

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Catalan Atlas [map]. Wikimedia, 1375, 1375_Atlas_Catalan_Abraham_Cresques.jpg (11811×3850) ( Accessed 17 Feb. 2022. 

Catalan Atlas is attributed to Cresques Abraham, a Majorican Jewish cartographer. Maps included information about curvature of the earth, cosmology, astrology, tides (Wikipedia).  

Primary vs. Secondary Sources

Redmon, Rob. “Primary vs Secondary Sources.” YouTube, YouTube, 2 Dec. 2013,

Primary Sources on the Web


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