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Bibliophilia on Twitter: "The coast of Brazil and natives extracting brazilwood. Portuguese map by Lopo Homem (c. 1519) https://t.co/D4oOPh8NEf"

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The map of Brazil (part of the Atlas Miller, of Lopo Homem and Pedro Reinel, shows the extraction of Brazil wood by the Native Indians. Mapa de Lopo Homem-Reinéis, c.

"Terra Brasilis" by Portuguese astronomer and cartographer Lopo Homem-Reinéis, is a map of Brazil as it was in 1519, a few years after the beginning of Portuguese colonization. This map is currently in the French National Library.

"Terra Brasilis" by Portuguese astronomer and cartographer Lopo Homem-Reinéis, is a map of Brazil as it was in a few years after the beginning of Portuguese colonization. This map is currently in the French National Library.

Finally, something that made it into the story: the maps of Abraham Ortelius.  Aodh's seduction of Katarina was a full-on assault: he meant to have her, and he aimed ruthlessly for all the hidden parts of her that he saw so well, including her adventurous spirit & her curiosity.  His wedding gift to her: a copy of Ortelius's map of the world.  :sigh:

The map is part of an atlas known as the Queen Mary Atlas. Mary commissioned the atlas in 1558 from the Portuguese mapmaker Diego Homen. It was probably intended as a gift for Mary’s Catholic husband, King Philip II of Spain. Mary died before the atlas wa

#Brazil - #Paraguay #Map, 1828

Bartholomew Roberts goes down in history as the greatest pirate of all time. Looting more than 400 ships before his death, he was the King of Pirates.

Eastern World Trade

A famous Portuguese explorer Tome Pires says that "traders from all over Africa, Europe, and Asia worked cooperatively side by side." He talks more about how traders from all over preffered Malacca as a trading destination.

Carrack 1565 - Carrack - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A Portuguese nau (carrack). By Sebastião Lópes in 1565 (Library of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA)

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