The Size of the Inhabited World

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A new version of my article titled “What is the Size of the Inhabited World” is available https://scriggler.com/DetailPost/Opinion/33098

The extract speaks about ancient and medieval estimation of the length of the “human planet”, especially its west-east extent. At the end of the fifteenth century, one of dominating approaches was to enhance the land span to unrealistic proportions implying that the circumference of the Old World was not such a crazy idea.

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