3 edition of In the wake of Da Gama found in the catalog.
In the wake of Da Gama
Hamilton, Genesta Lady
1951 by Skeffington in London, New York .
|Statement||With an introd. by Elspeth Huxley.|
|LC Classifications||DT459 .H3|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||176|
|LC Control Number||51006551|
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King Manuel of Portugal chose Vasco da Gama to open up the sea route to the east to India, just as Columbus had opened up the sea route to the west a 5/5(2). Vasco da Gama is one of the great heros of the Portuguese Age of Exploration. This book is a well written and very thorough look at his career and exploits, particularily the impact of political maneuvering within the Portuguese nobility at the time.
The author has translated and cited many historic Portuguese by: The book describes da Gama’s 3-month attempt to trade with the Muslims and Hindus in Calicut. It describes the scurvy which plagued the return voyage, the crew diminished to about one third of the number who left Portugal, the ditching of one of the ships, and the death of Vasco’s brother just before reaching Portugal/5(32).
Vasco da Gama Vasco da Gama Dear: Voyage people, Announcing that I'm going to go on exploring trip. I'm going to discover a new water route from Portug. On July 8th, Vasco da Gama set out on his first voyage with men from Lisbon.
His mission would be to sail around the Cape and make his way to India. On December 16th, Vasco da Gama reached the point where Bartolomeu Dias turned back. Vasco da Gama continued with hope that he would find a new route to India.
InVasco da Gama helmed another journey to India that included 20 ships. Ten of the ships were directly under his command, with his uncle and nephew helming the others. In the wake of. Vasco da Gama’s Early Life and First Voyage to India. Born circaVasco da Gama was the son of a minor nobleman who commanded the fortress at Sines, located on the coast of the Alentejo.
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Vasco da Gama (vă´skō də gă´mə, Port. väsh´kō dä gä´mə), c–, Portuguese navigator, the first European to journey by sea to epochal voyage (–99) was made at the order of Manuel four vessels, he rounded the Cape of Good Hope, passed the easternmost point reached by Bartolomeu Dias incontinued up the east coast of Africa to Malindi, and.
This manuscript is the only known copy of a journal believed to have been written on board ship during Vasco da Gama’s first voyage to India. The lost original of the journal most often has been attributed to Álvaro Velho, who accompanied Vasco da Gama to India in −99, but who did not return to Portugal with the expedition but remained for eight years in Gambia and Guinea.
Gaspar da Gama also known as Gaspar da India and Gaspar de Almeida (c. – c. ) was an interpreter ("Língua", in old Portuguese) and guide to several fleets of the Portuguese maritime was of Jewish origin and was probably born in Poznań in the Kingdom of Poland.
In he was taken captive aboard Vasco da Gama's fleet on its return voyage to Portugal. BOOK EXCERPT What really happened when Vasco Da Gama set foot in India The Portuguese explorer came in search of gold and spices, but ended up unleashing political fury.
Vasco da Gama was born in or in the town of Sines, one of the few seaports on the Alentejo coast, southwest Portugal, probably in a house near the church of Nossa Senhora das Salas.
Vasco da Gama's father was Estêvão da Gama, who had served in the s as a knight of the household of Infante Ferdinand, Duke of Viseu.
He rose in the ranks of the military Father: Estêvão da Gama. Page - Indian boats, and he went into the factory, where he dressed long cloak coming down to his feet, of tawny coloured satin, lined with smooth brocade, and underneath a short tunic of blue satin, and white buskins, and on his head a cap with lappets of blue velvet, with a white feather fastened under a splendid medal ; and a valuable enamel collar on his.
Vasco da Gama was born during or in Sines Portugal. He was the third son of a noble family. His father was Estêvão da Gama and he was the. Nigel Cliffs Holy War is a reinterpretation of the explorations conducted by Vasco da Gama. Specifically, he tells the story of the deeply flawed, fanatically religious, but very brave but edacious men who first sailed around the Cape of Good Hope from Portugal to India, and in the process broke up the monopoly of the spice trade that the /5.
Above image: It is the image of Vasco da Gama, a celebrated Portuguese navigator who first discovered the direct sea route to India () via the Cape of Good heroism and daring voyage more dangerous than crossing of the Atlantic ocean would go down in history for ever.
Unfortunately, he carries a blot on his character and, on account of it, his. Wake book. Read 2, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Fall under the spell of Wake—the first book in an achingly beautiful new se /5.
Vasco da Gama (?) is well known as one of a generation of discoverers, along with Magellan, Cabral and Columbus. Yet little is kno wn about his life, or about the context within which he 'discovered' the all-sea route to India in This book places Gama in the social and political context of Portugal and argues that politically he was an unlikely candidate/5.
On DecemPortuguese explorer Vasco da Gama, 1st Count of Vidigueira, passed was one of the most successful explorers in the Age of Discovery and the commander of the first ships to sail directly from Europe to India.
Background. Vasco da Gama was born into a family of noblemen, his father belonged to the Order of Santiago and. Vasco da Gama Captures a Moor, and Arrives at Mozambique. Well satisfied that his voyage had so far been successful, and that, if he persevered, he would in no very long time reach India, Vasco da Gama still deemed it prudent to run along the African coast till he should reach some place where he could get trustworthy information where it would be best to strike directly.
This exciting new book tells the story of the relentless and at times tyrannical explorer Vasco da Gama. By the late s, Portugal's Prince Henry was looking for a way to expand Portuguese territory and gain access to the lucrative spice trade of the Far East.
Vasco da Gama was at the forefront of this pursuit. Topics include- Vasco da Gama's early life- Da Gama's journey 5/5(1). Excerpts from Vasco Da Gama’s diary were published in Orgaiser, a newspaper run by RSS, long back.
A traveller named Nicolo Conti came to India in the 15th century. He wrote, The Indian ships are much bigger than our bases are made of three boards in such a way that they can face formidable storms. Vasco da Gama was a Portuguese sailor and explorer who lived between the 15th and 16th centuries.
Not only is da Gama a significant figure in the history of Portugal and Europe, but he is also an important personage in world history. Vasco da Gama was the first European to reach India via an oceanic route. As a result of Vasco da Gama’s Author: Dhwty. Vasco da Gama Vasco da Gama ( or – 24 December ), 1st Count of Vidigueira, was a Portuguese explorer, one of the most successful in the Age of Discovery and the commander of the first ships to sail directly from Europe to India.
He is one of the most famous and celebrated explorers from the Discovery Ages, being the first European.
Get this from a library. The sea route to Asia: the adventures of Portugese explorers, from Prince Henry the Navigator to Bartholomeu Dias and Vasco da Gama. [David Rutsala] -- Discusses the quest of Portuguese explorers to find a route around Africa to Asia, focusing on the adventures of such famous leaders as Prince Henry the Navigator, Bartholomeu Dias, and Vasco da Gama.
The book was a Washington Post Book of the Year and was a finalist for the National Award for Arts Writing. Cliff wrote the adapted screenplay for Muse Productions. Cliff's second book was Holy War: How Vasco da Gama's Epic Voyages Turned the Tide in a Centuries-old Clash of Civilisations (Harper, ).
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Discusses the quest of Portuguese explorers to find a route around Africa to Asia, focusing on the adventures of such famous leaders as Prince Henry the Navigator, Bartholomeu Dias, and Vasco da Gama Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and indexPages: Vasco da Gama (?) is well known as one of a generation of discoverers, along with Magellan, Cabral and Columbus.
Yet little is kno wn about his life, or about the context within which he 'discovered' the all-sea route to India in This book places Gama in the social and political context of Portugal and argues that politically he was an unlikely candidate for the Reviews: 1. Vasco da Gama captained the largest of three small ships that sailed from Lisbon, Portugal in The ships traveled to a very uncertain and awe inspiring journey.
Sailing for India via the southern tip of Africa, da Gama was told by his king to bring greetings to Prester John, a legendary personage who supposedly ruled a Christian empire in the East.
My e-book looks closely at da Gama.