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RUTTER Technical note n.2 v.4

Juan Acevedo & Inês Bénard Indian Ocean Arab Navigation Studies Towards a Global Perspective: Annotated Bibliography and Research Roadmap RUTTER Technical note n.2 v.4 Juan Acevedo & Inês Bénard Indian Ocean Arab Navigation Studies Towards a Global Perspective: Annotated Bibliography and Research Roadmap Version 4 Know More

As ilhas Atlânticas na Expansão Marítima – de Porto Santo ao Planeta Oceano

Henrique Leitão presented “Ciência náutica na expedição de Fernão de Magalhães” and Joana Lima presented “A exótica de Pigafeta: autopsia e nenhuma angústia da influência na Relação da Primeira Viagem em Torno do Mundo”. As ilhas Atlânticas na Expansão Marítima – de Porto Santo ao Planeta Oceano No âmbito das Comemorações do V Centenário da…

Pigafetta e la prima navigazione attorno al mondo – Non si farà mai più tal viaggio

Pigafetta e la prima navigazione attorno al mondo - Non si farà mai più tal viaggio Edited volume, contains the contributions of: David Salomoni, “Un orizzonte mobile: Geografia e cartografia prima e dopo la circumnavigazione,” in Non si farà mai più tal viaggio: Pigafetta e la prima navigazione attorno al mondo, a cura di A. Canova,…

Exhibition on Magellan and the first world circumnavigation

Exhibition on Magellan and the first world circumnavigation Exhibition on Magellan and the first world circumnavigation organized by David Salomoni will take place in Guastalla, Italy, from 18 September 2022 to 31 January 2023. More information here. Palazzo Ducale di Guastall, Italy 18 September 2022 - 31 January 2023

Magellaan De eerste reis rond de wereld

Magellaan De eerste reis rond de wereld by David Salomoni. In augustus 1519 verlaten vijf schepen met aan boord 237 mannen de haven van Sevilla. Ze maken deel uit van een expeditie die werd gefinancierd door de Spaanse keizer Karel v. Gezagvoerder is Ferdinand Magellaan, een Portugees (Uitgever Athenaeum). ISBN 9789025314613 Know More

Fernão de Magalhães: A Primeira Viagem de Circum-Navegação

Fernão de Magalhães: A Primeira Viagem de Circum-Navegação by David Salomoni. A incrível história de Fernão de Magalhães, o navegador português que há 500 anos liderou a primeira viagem à volta do mundo (Vogais Editora). ISBN 9789896235185 Know More

The stars in sixteenth-century nautical literature: a comparative study

The stars in sixteenth-century nautical literature: a comparative study by Inês Bénard. The beginning of the sixteenth century was a period of intensive knowledge circulation between Atlantic and Indian Ocean navigational practices. Mariners began to incorporate new information from the disciplines of geography and astronomy into their sailing methods. Portuguese nautical instructions written in the…

The sixteenth-century Portuguese Suma Oriental and the Arab pilots: a comparative summa orientalis?

The sixteenth-century Portuguese Suma Oriental and the Arab pilots: a comparative summa orientalis? by Juan Acevedo. Starting from a consideration of Tomé Pires’ 1515 Suma Oriental, this article considers the feasibility, nature, and relevance of a summa orientalis in the form of a Portuguese Early Maritime Corpus. When this corpus is compared with Arabic nautical…

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