jamreilly: “ The Cantino planisphere (or Cantino World Map) is the earliest surviving map showing Portuguese geographic discoveries in the east and west. It is named after Alberto Cantino, an agent for the Duke of Ferrara, who successfully smuggled.
Documento histórico número 9 do livro O Trato dos Viventes - Formação do Brasil no Atlântico Sul, de Luiz Felipe de Alencastro (544 págs., Companhia das Letras, tel. 11-3707-3500, 65,50 reais), que retrata Jinga, uma guerreira angolana inimiga dos portugueses e seus seguidores. Reprodução
Explorers of Africa Pêro de Ataíde or Pedro d'Ataíde (d'Atayde, da Thayde), nicknamed O Inferno (Hell), (c. 1450 - February/March, Mozambique Island) was a Portuguese sea captain in the Indian Ocean active in the early 1500
Believed to based on the original work of Portuguese explorers. And probably therefore the very first map depicting the Australian east coast. Taken from a Sea Atlas by Nicholas Vallard dated 1547 and later published in Great Britain in the mid