Connected Histories

Map of Leo Africanus' African Itinerary

About This Resource

To view places on the Sub-saharan itinerary of Leo Africanus, Harvard University’s WorldMap "Leo Africanus' Places" website includes a set of map overlays on a 16th century map, with descriptive information and contemporary photographs from the places Leo described in his book A Geographical Historie of Africa, published in London in 1600.

Source

Center for Geographic Analysis, Harvard University. “Leo Africanus' Places.” http://worldmap.harvard.edu/maps/2618.

How to Cite This Page

"Muslim Journeys | Item #297: Map of Leo Africanus' African Itinerary ", April 21, 2018 http://bridgingcultures.neh.gov/muslimjourneys/items/show/297.

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