'Description of the world'
Original Language: Latin
The text of the Libellus de notitia orbis was discovered in 1937 by Anton Kern, the librarian of Graz University. Kern’s partial edition of the Libellus remains the only one available.
The Libellus was written by John of Sulṭāniyya during his stay in Europe, probably in Germany (because all the six extant manuscripts are from central Europe). Despite its ti…