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Amerigo Vespucci

Italian explorer of the Americas

by Kurt Ray

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Rosen Pub. Group in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America,
  • Spain,
  • Portugal
    • Subjects:
    • Vespucci, Amerigo, 1451-1512 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Vespucci, Amerigo, 1451-1512.,
    • Explorers -- America -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Explorers -- Spain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Explorers -- Portugal -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Explorers.,
    • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish -- Juvenile literature.,
    • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Portuguese -- Juvenile literature.,
    • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.,
    • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Portuguese .

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the Italian-born explorer who was the first person to realize North American was a separate continent.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 106-109) and index.

      StatementKurt Ray.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesThe Library of explorers and exploration
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE125.V5 R29 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p. :
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3552648M
      ISBN 100823936155
      LC Control Number2002003359

      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 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. He also later became a citizen of Spain (in ).

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      Dec 31,  · Amerigo Vespucci was the “founder,” of America. North America and South America are both named for him. But how much do you know about this early explorer? In this article, we will post a few facts for you about Amerigo Vespucci and his fascinating . Amerigo Vespucci, finally, is a rather embarrassing namesake, who, though a hero to some, is a villain to many, denounced as a charlatan or a fraud, a cuckoo who nested in Columbus’s rightful glory.


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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. Cosmographiae introductio: cum quibusdam geometriae ac astronomiae principijs ad eam rem necessarijs.

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Vespucci, Amerigo,contrib.Amerigo Vespucci’s family, position, and education were vital for the purpose which he was to fulfill. Most of Amerigo’s education was under the tutelage of his uncle Georgio Antonio Vespucci, a monk and distinguished scholar.

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