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The First Voyage Round the World Volume 52

The First Voyage Round the World Volume This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not indexed Not illustrated e

  • Title: The First Voyage Round the World Volume 52
  • Author: Antonio Pigafetta
  • ISBN: 9781230211305
  • Page: 298
  • Format: Paperback
  • This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not indexed Not illustrated 1874 edition Excerpt position, had refused to entertain Magellan s desire for employment at sea, or his projects of discovery, from which no immediate profit was to be eThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not indexed Not illustrated 1874 edition Excerpt position, had refused to entertain Magellan s desire for employment at sea, or his projects of discovery, from which no immediate profit was to be expected This is apparent from the statement of Barros, Decad in, lib v, cap viii, that letters of Magellan to Francisco Serrano wrere found after the death of the latter in Maluco, in which Magellan said that he should soon see him and, if it were not by way of Portugal, it would be by way of Castile, and that Serrano should therefore wait for him there Further on, Barros says that recourse to Castile appears from these letters to have been in Magellan s mind some time before the occurrence of the king s dismissal of his business and that this was shown by his always associating with pilots, and occupying himself with sea charts The Portuguese exaggerated very much the injury they expected to result, and, later, which they thought had resulted from Magellan s voyage, which could not change the position of the Moluccas, nor consequently the Portuguese title to them but the apprehensions which they felt, arose from their fear of others sharing in the spice trade, and from the limited geographical knowledge of the period, which left both parties very much in do

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    1. Antonio Pigafetta

      Scholar and explorer from the Republic of Venice He traveled with the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan and his crew by order of the King Charles I of Spain on their voyage to the Indies During the expedition, he served as Magellan s assistant and kept an accurate journal which later assisted him in translating one of the Philippine languages, Cebuano It is the first recorded document concerning this language.Pigafetta was one of the 18 men who returned to Spain in 1522, out of the approximately 240 who set out three years earlier The voyage completed the first circumnavigation of the world Juan Sebasti n Elcano served as captain after Magellan s death Pigafetta s journal is the source for much of what we know about Magellan and Elcano s voyage.At least one warship of the Italian Navy, a destroyer of the Navigatori class, was named after him in 1931.

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