The Piri Reis World Map of 1513 – Attend a free 500th anniversary event in Greenwich, UK.

The Turkish Embassy are holding an event at the Univeristy of Greenwich on Friday 14th June to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the map of 1513.

As one of the most beautiful and mysterious maps to survive the Great Age of Discoveries, drawn by the Ottoman Admiral Piri Reis, the map is an invaluable piece of the world’s documentary heritage and provides insight to the history of its’ time.

To attend this event on Friday 14th June from 1.30pm – 4.30pm please book a place by emailing:

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