|a - world
map by al Istakhri II. 934 AD. He was Arab.On this map which is oriented
with South at the top, our land, Khorasan is clearly visible. Can
you find our land, Khorasan on this map?
b - world
map by al Idrisi. He was Arab. On this map which is oriented with South
at the top, our land, Khorasan is clearly visible. 804/1154/1456
c - world
map by our great Tajik, Biruni. It depicts the distribution of land
and sea. 1029 AD. It has a diameter of 9.5 cm and oriented with South at
top. Can you find our land, Khorasan on this map?
d - world
map by Balkhi with climate boundaries. Balkh, 816 AD. The South is
oriented at the top.
e - world
map by Ibn Hawqal. This copy is from 1445 AD with South oriented at
the top. He is probably Arab.
He was born in Nisibis Iraq and spent much of his life traveling (15
May 943 to 973). Khorasan is visible on this map?
f - world
map by Ibn Wardi. 1001 AD. It has a diameter of 16.5 cm and the South
is oriented at the top. Ibn Wardi was probably Arab.
g - Another world
map by Ibn Wardi, 17th century copy. Again our country, Khorasan is
there. Can you place it?
h - Another world
map by al Istakhri II, 934 AD. Reconstructed (Reinaud via Needham).
This map is oriented with North at the top. Notice the name of our land
Khorasan. Today's Aral Sea was called as Lake of Khorasan.
i - Another world
map by al Istakhri II. It is oriented with South at the top. Again
our land Khorasan is clearly depicted in this map. This copy is either
of the year 977 or 1570 AD.
j - A world
map by al Kashgari from the Diwan lughat al Turk, 1076 AD. The
land of Khorasan is marked and mentioned clearly.