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Bøker Bok 5160 av 189The discovery of America, and that of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of...
" The discovery of America, and that of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, are the two greatest and most important events recorded in the history of mankind. "
A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature ... - Side 345
redigert av - 1829
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The works of William Robertson: to which is prefixed an account of ..., Volum 5

William Robertson, Robert Lynam - 1851
...who inherited the enterprising genius of his predecessors, persisted in their grand scheme of opening a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, and, soon after his accession to the throne, equipped a squadron for that important voyage. He gave...
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Great Cities of the World: In Their Glory and in Their Desolation, Embracing ...

John Frost - 1852 - 544 sider
...boast of, it is certain that the Turks ultimately prevailed ; so that for some time it seemed scarce possible to resist them. What contributed also greatly...Venetian power was strong ; and in the beginning of the 16th century they maintained a war against almost the whole power of France, Germany, and Italy ; but...
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The British Controversialist and Impartial Inquirer

1852
...Imon-ledce to Ihrir eyes her ample poge, llicli with the spoils of time, diJ ne'er unroll." 3rdly. The discovery of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, which so deeply interested the public mind. -Ithly. The discovery (if America, which opened up a new...
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The shopkeeper's guide

1853 - 245 sider
...invention of the mariner's compass, which enabled trading vessels to make much longer voyages, and led to the discovery of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, with the settlements made on the coast of Africa, in Arabia, and in India, alfected very materially...
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A new general biographical dictionary, Volum 7

Hugh James Rose, Thomas Wright, Henry John Rose - 1853
...de,) an illustrious Portuguese, bom at Sines, on the coast of Portugal, celebrated as the discoverer of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope. He set sail from the Tagus on the 8th of July, 1197, with three small vessels, with sixty men ; and...
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True stories, from modern history, from the death of Charlemagne, by the ...

Maria Elizabeth Budden - 1855
...first bank was established at Venice, 1157,* which at this period was a place of great trade. Before the discovery of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, Venice was the resort of merchants from different parts of the world. — Look at its situation, and...
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Thick-skinned Quadrupeds

Sir William Jardine - 1856 - 248 sider
...seen by the Dutch when they landed on the Isle of France, at that time uninhabited, immediately after the discovery of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope. It was of a large size and singular form ; its wings short, like those of an Ostrich, and wholly incapable...
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles the Fifth

William Robertson - 1856 - 643 sider
...fatal consequences to their republic, which the sagacity of the Venetian senate foresaw on the first discovery of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, actually lookplace. Their endeavours to prevent the Portuguese from establishing themselves in the...
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History of the Reign of Charles the Fifth, Volum 2

William Robertson - 1857
...fatal consequences to their republic, which the sagacity of the Venetian senate foresaw on the first discovery of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, actually took place. Their endeavours to prevent the Portuguese from establishing themselves in the...
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History of the reign of Charles the fifth. With an account of the emperor's ...

William Robertson, William Hickling Prescott - 1857
...fatal consequences to their republic, which the sagacity of the Venetian senate foresaw on the first discovery of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, actually took place. Their endeavours to prevent the Portuguese from establishing themselves in the...
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