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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PART TWO Thursday , 11 October 1492 vespers were said in the late afternoon , and a special thanksgiving was offered to God for giving us renewed hope through the many signs of land He has provided . sailed to the WSW , and we took more ...
This morning I took the small boat and went up the river until I reached fresh water , which might be about six miles . I beached the boat and went ashore , climbing a slight elevation in order to learn something about this country ...
When I came ashore , the King took me by the arm and led me to the same house where I was yesterday , where he had the raised platform and the chair for me to sit in . He then took off his crown from his own head and placed it upon mine ...
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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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