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This chapter presents several illustrations, which are maps and photographs with reference to the concepts discussed in this book Classic Ships of Islam. The first one shows the French cadastral plan of Damascus, scale of 1:500, 1934. The next depicts French cadastral plan of Aleppo, scale of 1:500, 1931. Also included are pictures of the roofs of Algiers, a map of Cairo in the Ottoman period, and the organizational pattern of clustered courtyard houses, predominant in many regions of the Islamic world, pre-date Islam.

Keywords: courtyard houses; Islamic world; madrasas; markets; ships of Islam



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