Prince Henry the Navigator, the Hero of Portugal and of Modern Discovery, 1394-1460 A.D.

With an Account of Geographical Progress Throughout the Middle Ages as the Preparation for His Work.

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 94,296 / 277 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.9
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 527
Added to site: 2006.07.05
mnybks.net#: 14067
Genres: History, Biography
Excerpt

all circles representing: (1) The Ptolemaic System in the Spheres. (2) The lunar influences over the tides. (3) The circles described in the terrestial globe. (4) A picture of the expulsion from Eden, with the four sacred rivers.

MAP OF 1492 322

(B. Mus., Add. mss. 15760). This gives a general view of the Portuguese discoveries along the whole W. coast of Africa, and just beyond the Cape of Good Hope, which was rounded in 1486.

[Footnote 6: **Missing.** Please see the Transcriber's Note at the foot of the text.]


PREFACE

This volume aims at giving an account, based throughout upon original sources, of the progress of geographical knowledge and enterprise in Christendom throughout the Middle Ages, down to the middle or even the end of the fifteenth century, as well as a life of Prince Henry the Navigator, who brought this movement of European Expansion within sight of its greatest successes. That is, as explained in Chapter I., it has been attempted to treat Exploration a

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Prince Henry the Navigator, the Hero of Portugal and of Modern Discovery, 1394-1460 A.D. by C. Raymond Beazley - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Prince Henry the Navigator, the Hero of Portugal and of Modern Discovery, 1394-1460 A.D. by C. Raymond Beazley - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Prince Henry the Navigator, the Hero of Portugal and of Modern Discovery, 1394-1460 A.D. by C. Raymond Beazley - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Prince Henry the Navigator, the Hero of Portugal and of Modern Discovery, 1394-1460 A.D. by C. Raymond Beazley - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Prince Henry the Navigator, the Hero of Portugal and of Modern Discovery, 1394-1460 A.D. by C. Raymond Beazley - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Prince Henry the Navigator, the Hero of Portugal and of Modern Discovery, 1394-1460 A.D. by C. Raymond Beazley - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Art of War
by Sun Tzu
Forty-Six Years in the Army
by John M. Schofield
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg
A Maker of History
by E. Phillips Oppenheim
An Island Story
by H.E. Marshall
...After a Few Words...
by Gordon Randall Garrett

See more popular titles from this genre.