|Genre||Early works to 1800.|
|Contributions||Skelton, R. A. 1906-1970., Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library., Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)|
|LC Classifications||G420.M2 P6113|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||79093578|
Portuguese efforts failed to prevent the voyage. With five vessels and about men, Magellan sailed from Sanlúcar de Barrameda on Sept. 20, Sighting the South American coast near Pernambuco, he searched for the suspected passage to the South Sea. In Jan., , the Río de la Plata was explored. A first-person fictional account of Magellan’s expedition told by a court jester accompanying the voyage. This first novel by the Uruguayan writer won the Novela Casa de las Américas Award, one of Latin America’s oldest and most prestigious literary prizes. Ferdinand Magellan is best known for being an explorer for Portugal, and later Spain, who discovered the Strait of Magellan while leading the first expedition to successfully circumnavigate the globe. He died en route and Juan Sebastián del Cano completed it. The circumnavigation confirmed the idea that the world was round rather than flat. Magellan's is your trusted source for travel clothing, RFID bags, luggage, packing organizers and in-flight & travel accessories. Shop for all your travel needs today! enter to win a $ gift card* when you sign up for emails. be the first to learn about new arrivals, exclusive online deals & more. enter to win a $ gift card* when you sign.
The riveting story of Ferdinand Magellan's histomile ocean voyage "Prodigious research, sure-footed prose and vivid descriptions make for a thoroughly satisfying account it is all here in the wondrous detail, a first-rate historical page turner."/5(). PIGAFETTA'S ACCOUNT OF MAGELLAN'S VOYAGE; First Voyage Round the World by Magellan. and knowing both by the reading of many books and by the report of many lettered and well-informed persons who conversed with the said proto-notary, the very great and awful things of the ocean, I deliberated, with the favour of the Emperor and the above Cited by: 1. Magellan embarked on his voyage in order to achieve fame and glory. He was searching for riches and wished to create a name for himself. Asked in Ferdinand Magellan. Magellan had already reached the Malay Archipelago in Southeast Asia on previous voyages traveling east (from to –). By visiting this area again but now travelling west, Magellan achieved a nearly complete personal circumnavigation of the globe for the first time in history. 1 Early life and travels 2 Voyage of circumnavigationBorn: Fernão de Magalhães, c. , Sabrosa, .