A study of historical maps and sea charts indicates that cartographers have often considered map making as an art as well as a science and aimed to record the different parts of the world not only with their topographical details but also with their history.
Mapping and Picturing: Maps as Records of History
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by Matrakci (<a href="https://emmtahn.wordpress.com/2015/11/02/the-anticipation-of-the-hunt/" target="_blank">Source</a>)
Figure 1. The Tabula Rogeriana, drawn by al-Idrisi for Roger II of Sicily in 1154, one of the most advanced ancient world maps. Modern consolidation, created from the 70 double-page spreads of the original atlas. (Source)
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