Known world

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known world may refer to:

  • the extent of geographic knowledge of a given culture at a given historical period, see history of geography
    • Early world maps lists a number of maps showing the known world from the perspective of various historical periods
  • Ecumene, a Greek geographical concept for the inhabited or known parts of the world
  • The Known World, a 2003 historical novel by Edward P. Jones
  • The Known World of Mystara, a campaign setting in the role playing game Dungeons & Dragons

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