O Infante D. Henrique e a arte de navegar dos portuguezes

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Published: 1894
Language: Portugues
Wordcount: 14,958 / 57 pg
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 1,331
Added to site: 2008.02.07
mnybks.net#: 19989
Genre: Biography
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p>Tal foi a obra portentosa que o Infante D. Henrique realisou.

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Vasta é hoje, senhores, e complicada a sciencia do homem do mar. Quem sabe a serie de disciplinas que ao presente se exigem aos officiaes de marinha, os longos e aturados estudos de mathematicas e sciencias physicas que para ellas são preparatorios, mal poderá imaginar a simplicidade e rudeza dos conhecimentos de que dispunham os primeiros navegadores. Procurando cumprir o programma que deliniei, vou tentar resumir o muito que a este respeito haveria a dizer.

A historia dos diversos passos dados pelos Portuguezes na arte de navegar durante o periodo em que elles primaram na carreira dos mares, póde, parece-me, dividir-se em tres principaes capitulos, que marcam outros tantos progressos.

O primeiro mostra a adopção das cartas planas, pondo-se de parte as geographicas. O segundo apresenta a invenção do astrolabio ou o seu aperfeiçoamento, e

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