Amerigo Vespucci


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Florentine navigator who explored the coast of South America

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VESPUCCI, Amerigo (1893), The First Four Voyages of Amerigo Vespucci, reprinted in facsimile and translated from the rare original edition, Quaritch, London.
Waldseemuller and Ringmann chose the name because they revered an account of transatlantic voyages attributed to the Florentine adventurer Amerigo Vespucci.
The answer is that Amerigo Vespucci, an Italian who captained four voyages to the "New World" beginning in 1499, recognized that the New World, a term that he coined, was a landmass separate from Asia.
The three-mast school ship was named after the famous explorer, Amerigo Vespucci.
Todo habia comenzado tiempo antes, cuando llego a conocimiento del duque Rene y de la gente de Saint Die una copia de la carta que un tal Amerigo Vespucci habia enviado algunos anos atras a Piero Sonderini, gonfaloniero vitalicio de la rica ciudad-estado de Florencia, de la que aquel era originario, y en la que le relataba los cuatro viajes que habia emprendido por diferentes regiones del Nuevo Mundo, principiadas a descubrir por Cristobal Colon a partir de 1492, acompanando asimismo un mapa que complementaba la relacion.
Discovered by Amerigo Vespucci in 1503, the islands of the archipelago form a special municipality of the Brazilian state of Pernambuco.
Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci explores the North and South American coasts.
The fantastic Italian Navy triple-decker full-rigged ship, Amerigo Vespucci, sadly has cancelled her visit to Liverpool this weekend.
They also learn it was named after his navigator and cartographer, Amerigo Vespucci, and based its flag on George Washington's family crest.
L'historienne mexicaine Raquel Urroz recupere dans cet article la fignre du cosmographe et navigateur Amerigo Vespucci et de son voyage realise en 1499-1500 tout au long du litoral oriental et sudamericain, et qui marque I'arrivee du premier europeen en terres colombiennes et constitue un evenement fondamental dans la configuration de I'espace continental americain.
Luigi Violino hotfoots it to America like Amerigo Vespucci.
By pointing to Florentine explorer Amerigo Vespucci, whose first name appeared on the map as "America" in 1507, the province's Web site invited students to also discover America.
Russell's meticulous introduction gives indispensable biographical information as well as important historical and pseudohistorical contexts for various episodes in the poem, including the anachronistic appearance of Amerigo Vespucci as part of the Italian fleet.
The dinner speaker was Professor Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, Tufts University, who gave an animated presentation on Amerigo Vespucci, "The Man Who Gave His Name to America," in conjunction with his recently published book and in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of America receiving its name.
In the days ahead, I challenged students with the mission of applying their thinking skills to examine the lives of Hernan Cortes, Hernando De Soto, and Amerigo Vespucci to determine each man's worthiness of having a fifth grade team named after him.