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5 edition of Amerigo found in the catalog.


The Man Who Gave His Name to America

by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

  • 131 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Tantor Media .
Written in English

  • History,
  • Unabridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • History: World,
  • Adventurers & Explorers,
  • Americas (North Central South West Indies),
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Adventurers & Explorers,
  • Biography & Autobiography/Historical - General,
  • Chronological Period/15th Century,
  • Chronological Period/16th Century,
  • History/Americas (North Central South West Indies),
  • Unabridged Audio / Autobiography/Biography,
  • World - General,
  • America,
  • Biography,
  • Explorers,
  • Portugal,
  • Spain

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMichael Prichard (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMP3 CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8365731M
    ISBN 101400154332
    ISBN 109781400154333

    Description. By Frederick A. Ober. The continent of “America” is named not after Christopher Columbus, but rather his contemporary navigator and explorer, Amerigo Vespucci—and this book tells his story, and how his name came to be given to the New World.

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Aug 12,  · Since Amerigo Vespucci is a historical nonentity, the term “America” is free of the disturbing connotations that would have been associated with his more famous forebear. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Amerigo Vespucci for Kids!: The Amazing Explorer Who Discovered the Truth About the New World (History Books for Kids).

"Amerigo Vespucci, who gave his name to America, was a pimp in his youth and a magus in his maturity," writes Felipe Fernández-Armesto.

His subject is reminiscent of Melville's confidence man, a figure of protean energy and inventiveness, a Florentine operator /5. We accept reservations for parties of all sizes.

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My purpose is to show that he was also both salesman and sorcerer. He was a merchant who became a magus.3/5(16). Vespucci, Amerigo, The first four voyages of Amerigo Vespucci.

(London: B. Quaritch, ), also by Michael Kearney (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Vespucci, Amerigo, The first four voyages of Amerigo Vespucci reprinted in fascimile and tr. from the rare original edition (Florence, ). Amerigo has been a Nashville staple for nearly three decades.

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Jan 01,  · Amerigo Vespucci, merchant and explorer-navigator who took part in early voyages to the New World (–, –02) and occupied the influential post of piloto mayor (‘master navigator’) in Sevilla (–12).

The name for the Americas is derived from his given name. Jan 01,  · But a new book portrays Amerigo Vespucci as little more than a con man with a wild imagination.

Felipe Fernandez-Armesto talks about his book, Amerigo: The Man Who Gave His. Connie joins Amerigo as the People & Culture Generalist, supporting all Central operations on the People & Culture team in Chicago. Before coming to Amerigo, Connie worked in human resources in the third-party logistics and supply chain industry and has both academic and professional experience in public relations, marketing, and event planning.

In this book students learn about Florence-born Amerigo Vespucci, the explorer and navigator after whom the Americas are named. From his days working for the Medici family to his journeys along the coasts of South America and Africa, and his encounters with various Native American groups, all of Vespucci's adventures are presented in richly illustrated detail.

About Amerigo. In Amerigo, the award-winning scholar Felipe Fernández-Armesto answers the question “What’s in a name?” by delivering a rousing flesh-and-blood narrative of the life and times of Amerigo we meet Amerigo as he really was: a rogue and raconteur who counted Christopher Columbus among his friends and rivals; an amateur sorcerer who attained fame and honor.

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Jul 16,  · Find out more about the voyages of Florentine explorer Amerigo Vespucci, including how his exploration of the New World led him to become America's namesake, at Jan 01,  · Amerigo Vespucci book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for qua /5. Amerigo Vespucci was born in in Florence, Italy. Amerigo sailed for Spain and Portugal.

Amerigo mapped the area the Amazon River is. Here is an m. Hi, read my story. Amerigo Vespucci Amerigo Vespucci was born in Florence, Italy, on March 9, He moved to Spain in Amerigo sailed four time.

Amerigo Vespucci made four voyages during which he discovered a lot of the coastline and rivers of South, Central and North America. The first of Amerigo's voyages has been disputed since he first described it, because it meant that Amerigo Vespucci had reached the mainland of America before Christopher Columbus.5/5(1).

Amerigo Vespucci (ämārē´gō vāspōōt´chē), –, Italian navigator in whose honor America was named, menards.clubce. He entered the commercial service of the Medici and in moved to Seville. He accompanied Alonso de Ojeda inbut by agreement the two separated shortly before land was sighted in the West Indies, and Vespucci alone explored the mouths of the Amazon.

Nov 01,  · Amerigo Vespucci was an Italian-born merchant and explorer who took part in early voyages to the New World on behalf of Spain around the late 15th century. By. The book also includes an ongoing discussion of the ties between Columbus and Vespucci and the claims by the partisans of each man that their hero has been fairly or unfairly treated.

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The father of Amerigo Vespucci was Nastagio Vespucci, and his uncle was the learned Dominican Giorgio Antonio Vespucci, who had charge of Amerigo's education. The entire family was cultured and friendly with the Medici rulers of Florence, a family that ruled Italy from the s to AMERIGO VESPUCCI I YOUNG AMERIGO AND HIS FAMILY Cradled in the valley of the Arno, its noble architecture fitly supplementing its numerous natural charms, lies the Tuscan city of Florence, the birthplace of immortal Dante, the early home of Michael Angelo, the seat of the Florentine Medici, the scene of Savonarola's triumphs and his tragic end.

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Dec 31,  · Amerigo did not go to elementary, middle, or high school. Instead, he was mostly educated by one of his uncles, Giorgio Antonio Vespucci, who was a monk.

In his 20s, Amerigo traveled to Paris, France. Most likely, this diplomatic trip (which was an assignment from one of his uncles) gave him his first taste of world travel.

Except for a few brief narratives and letters, the record is maddeningly slight when it comes to Vespucci. But Amerigo: The Man Who Gave His Name to America is much more than an occasional throwaway. Using the bare bones of what is known about Vespucci to expatiate on subjects as diverse as the brutal world of Renaissance Italy, the importance 3/5(4).

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Introduction Although Christopher Columbus is credited for discovering the “New World,” he always believed he had reached Asia. Amerigo Vespucci, however, actually confirmed that it was not Asia, but instead a separate continent. Because of this, North and South America bear his name.

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People Trust Us AmeriGO-Cardwell Moving & Storage has worked extremely hard to be a leader in the moving and storage industry. Amerigo Vespucci () was a Florentine sailor, explorer, and trader. He was one of the more colorful characters of the early age of discovery in the Americas and captained one.

Amerigo Vespucci was born in Florence, Italy on March 9th, He was born to Ser Nastagio and Lisabetta Mini, friends of the Medici family who ruled Italy at the time.

When in his early 20s Amerigo was sent on a diplomatic mission to Paris, and later had a banking business in Seville, Spain.

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Traveling with kids? Consider Rio Safari Elche and Pola Amusement Park/10().Amerigo Vespucci (March 9, –February 22, ) was an Italian explorer and cartographer. In the early 16th century, he showed that the New World was not part of Asia but was, in fact, its own distinct area.

The Americas take their name from the Latin form of "Amerigo.".Amerigo Vespucci wrote a letter to his friend Pietro Soderini, who at the time was Gonfaloniere of the Republic of Florence. In the first part of the letter, Amerigo Vespucci describes his first voyage, which lasted from 10th May until 15th October If his coordinates are correct, Amerigo Vespucci landed on the north coast of Honduras.