Olga Dmitrieva, Curator of the exhibition ‘Lords of the Ocean. Treasures of the Portuguese Empire of the 16th-18th centuries’, Doctor of Science, tells about sailing directions written by the great Arabian navigator and pilot Ahmed Ibn Majid. From the collection of the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg, first half of the 16th century.

The exhibition is held from 8/12/2017 till 25/02/2018 Moscow Kremlin Museums Exhibition Hall of the Assumption Belfry Exhibition Hall of the Patriarch's Palace Official website of the exhibition http://lordsoftheocean.kreml.ru/en-US



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