The Log of Christopher Columbus
International Marine Publishing Company, 1987 - 252 páginas
This Quincentenary tribute combines scholarship and an ear for the vernacular to create an accurate and deeply moving rendition of Columbus's original log. Features detailed notes, handsome drawings, woodcuts, and photographs, plus authentic charts fromColumbus's time. "One of the year's most attractive books ".--Newsweek. 117 illustrations.
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The eruption of the volcano at Tenerife was explained to the crew in order to allay their fears . And when the crew became frightened at the thickness of the seaweed in the Sargasso Sea , Columbus commented that fear conjures up ...
Then the seams opened , though she remained in one piece . a Our Lord willed that at midnight , when the crew saw me lie down to rest and also saw that there was a dead calm and the sea was as in a bowl , they all lay down to sleep and ...
С T There is a general agreement that the total crew number of the three ships was between 87 and 90 men . A number of historiographers ( Oviedo , Martyr , and Giustiniani , to mention three ) placed the number at 120.
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THE LOG OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS: The First Voyage: Spring, Summer and Fall 1492Crítica de los usuarios - Kirkus
As he did with his sampling of Thoreau's Walden (1990), Lowe gives a careful introduction to these brief excerpts and is scrupulous in using ellipses; but while each entry here is dated, these ... Leer comentario completo
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