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Burney MS 111 is a Greek manuscript edition of Ptolemy's Geography (ff. 3r to 114r) held by the British Library, dating from the 1390s to 1425. It is preceded by four epigrams on the Geography by Maximus Planudes on f. 2v and followed on f. 114r by heroic verses inc. Ἐν γραμμαῖς τὸν κόσμον ἀριθμηθέντα νόησον.

All maps except that of Taprobana on f. 1v are later additions on inserted leaves. They are divided in an unusual fashion:

European Maps
  1. Ireland ("Hibernia Island")
  2. Britain ("Albion Island") [ 1 ] [ 2 ]
  3. Andalusia ("Baetic Spain")
  4. Portugal ("Lusitanian Spain")
  5. Northern Iberia ("Tarragonese Spain") [ 1 ] [ 2 ]
  6. Gascony ("Aquitaine Gaul")
  7. Central France ("Parisian Gaul")
  8. Burgundy ("Belgic Gaul", misspelled "Beltic")
  9. Provence ("Narbonnese Gaul")
  10. Germany ("Greater Germany")
  11. Alps ("Rhaetia, Vindelicia, & Noricum")
  12. Hungary &c. ("Upper & Lower Pannonia")
  13. Croatia &c. ("Illyria, Liburnia, & Dalmatia")
  14. Italy [ 1 ] [ 2 ]
  15. Sardinia ("Sardo Island")
  16. Sicily ("Sicily Island")
  17. Poland &c. ("Sarmatia in Europe")
  18. Crimea ("Tauric Peninsula")
  19. Eastern Balkans ("The Iazyges, Dacia, and Upper & Lower Moesia"), misspelled as Mysia
  20. European Turkey ("Thrace & the Peninsula")
  21. Macedonia
  22. Albania ("Epirus")
  23. Arcadia &c. ("Achaea or Hellas")
  24. Peloponnesus
  25. Crete ("Crete Island")
    African Maps
  26. Morocco &c. ("Tangerine Mauritania")
  27. Algeria &c. ("Caesarian Mauritania")
  28. Tunisia &c. ("Africa") [ 1 ] [ 2 ]
  29. Eastern Libya ("Cyrene")
  30. Egypt &c. ("Marmarica, Libya, and All Egypt") [ 1 ] [ 2 ]
  31. West Africa ("Inner Libya") [ 1 ] [ 2 ]
  32. Ethiopia &c. ("Ethiopia below Egypt")
  33. Central Africa ("Inner Ethiopia") [ 1 ] [ 2 ]
    Asian Maps
  34. Northwest Anatolia ("Pontus & Bithynia")
  35. Southwest Anatolia ("Asia Proper")
  36. Central Anatolia ("Galatia & Pamphylia")
  37. Eastern Anatolia ("Cappadocia")
  38. Ukraine &c. ("Asiatic Sarmatia")
  39. Georgia ("Colchis & Iberia")
  40. Azerbaijan &c. ("Albania")
  41. Armenia &c. ("Greater Armenia")
  42. Cyprus ("Cyprus Island")
  43. Levant ("Syria & Palestine")
  44. Jordan &c. ("Arabia Petrea")
  45. Northern Iraq ("Mesopotamia")
  46. Southern Iraq ("Deserted Arabia & Babylonia") [ 1 ] [ 2 ]
  47. Northeastern Iraq ("Assyria")
  48. Northwestern Iran ("Media")
  49. Southwestern Iran ("Susiana")
  50. Southern Iran ("Persia")
  51. Eastern Iran ("Parthia & Deserted Carmania")
  52. Arabia ("Lucky Arabia") [ 1 ] [ 2 ]
  53. Southeastern Iran ("Carmania")
  54. Northeastern Iran ("Hyrcania & Margiana")
  55. Western Afghanistan ("Bactriana & Sogdiana")
  56. Eastern Afghanistan ("The Sacae")
  57. Kazakhstan &c. ("Scythia within Mt Imaus") [ 1 ] [ 2 ]
  58. Xinjiang &c. ("Scythia beyond Mt Imaus")
  59. Northern China ("Serica")
  60. Northern Pakistan ("Aria, the Paropanisadae, Drangiana, & Arachosia")
  61. Southern Pakistan ("Gedrosia")
  62. India ("India within the Ganges") [ 1 ] [ 2 ]
  63. Southeast Asia & Southern China ("India beyond the Ganges & the Sinae") [ 1 ] [ 2 ]
  64. Sri Lanka ("Taprobane Island")

The Gulf of Aden between Somalia and Arabia is displayed as an unusually shallow and restricted strait.

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