Al-Idrisi

Born on 1100

Died on 1166

Abu Abdullah Muhammad al-Idrisi al-Qurtubi al-Hasani as-Sabti;

or simply al-Idrisi /ælɪˈdrs/ (Arabic: أبو عبد الله محمد الإدريسي القرطبي الحسني السبتي‎; Latin: Dreses; 1100 – 1165), was a Moroccan Arab Muslim geographer, cartographer and Egyptologist who for some time lived in Palermo, Sicily at the court of King Roger II. Muhammed al-Idrisi was born in Ceuta then belonging to the Almoravids. He created the Tabula Rogeriana, one of the most advanced medieval world maps.

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