People in the Ancient and Medieval World

People in the Ancient and Medieval World did not believe that the world was flat. By the Middle Ages there were many cartographers who compiled the known data they had available to try to envision their world. Ultimately, the maps that we are familiar with today are based off of European models, that naturally placed Europe at the top center, but how did non-Europeans view the world? For this assignment, look at the world from Cartographer’s Image #212 http://www.myoldmaps.com/early-medieval-monographs/212-massaudy-world-map/212-masudi.pdf
How did Muslims view the Atlantic Ocean? How was that view influenced by their religious ideas? How did al Mas’udi gain his knowledge for his map?

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