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Statue of al-Idrisi in Ceuta
|Died||1165 (aged 64–65)
Ceuta, Almohad Caliphate (present-day Spain)
|Known for||Tabula Rogeriana|
|Fields||Geographer, writer, scientist, cartographer|
Abu Abdullah Muhammad al-Idrisi al-Qurtubi al-Hasani as-Sabti, or simply al-Idrisi (Arabic: أبو عبد الله محمد الإدريسي القرطبي الحسني السبتيcode: ar is deprecated ; Latin: Dreses; 1100 – 1165), was an Arab Muslim geographer, cartographer and Egyptologist who for some time lived in Palermo, Sicily at the court of King Roger II. Muhammed al-Idrisi was born in Ceuta then belonging to the Almoravids. He created the Tabula Rogeriana, one of the most advanced medieval world maps.
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