Maden Al Asrar Fi Elm Al Behar Manuscript

Documentary heritage submitted by Oman and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2017.

“Maden Al Asrar Fi Elm Al Behar Manuscript” is a marine guide containing information on the rules of marine science, shipping using sailing equipment and their accurate calculations, description of the compass and its parts, identifying the ship route, latitude and longitude lines, tables of mileage, celestial bodies, drawings of some parts that he saw. There is no doubt that many of these ports have been abandoned or changed due to climatic factors and political, social and economic conditions. The author AlKhadury (1870-1968) was a famous practiced sailing captain. He wrote his manuscripts based on practice and experience as well as a theoretical scientific study. 

  • Year of submission: 2016
  • Year of inscription: 2017
  • Country: Oman
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