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Publisher Description

European colonization of America occurred as a result of the bravery and discoveries of great navigators, visionaries and adventurers. This carefully edited collection presents the lives of the most influential explorers of North America: Eric the Red, Christopher Columbus, John Cabot, Amerigo Vespucci, Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Jacques Cartier, Henry Hudson and Samuel de Champlain. Sale with these remarkable seamen through the vivid biographies and writings of their contemporaries.

Table of Contents:

Eric the Red and the Northmen:

The Saga of Eric the Red

The Vinland History of the Flat Island Book

From Adam of Bremen's DescriptioInsularumAquilonis

From the Icelandic Annals

Papal Letters Concerning the Bishopric of Gardar in Greenland During the Fifteenth Century

Christopher Columbus

The life of John Cabot

Original Narratives of the Voyages of John Cabot

Letter of Lorenzo Pasqualigo to His Brothers Alvise and Francesco, Merchants in Venice

Despatch to Ferdinand and Isabella From Pedro De Ayala Junior Ambassador at the Court of England, July 25, 1498

Amerigo Vespucci

Vasco Núñez de Balboa

Jacques Cartier

Henry Hudson

Samuel de Champlain

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2017
May 29
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
741
Pages
PUBLISHER
Madison & Adams Press
SELLER
Bookwire GmbH
SIZE
11.6
MB