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Peter Martyr d’Anghiera

Includes bibliographical references p. The new learning was supported by highly placed mudo in the society. It was first translated into English inand in a fuller version in Separate different tags with a comma.

Later editions of single or of all the Decades appeared at BaselCologneParisand Madrid Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Qngleria and Privacy Policy.

AfterMartyr’s chief task was the education of young nobles at the Spanish court.

He had a great grasp of geographical issues; he was the first European to realize the significance of the Gulf Stream. Martyr would become chaplain to the court of Ferdinand and Isabella.

Jointly with this Decadehe published a narrative of his experiences in Egypt with a description of the inhabitants, their country, and history. Uniform Title De orbe novo.

Lists What are lists? William Powell London Frontispiece of De orbo novo. In Charles gave him the title of Count Palatineand in called him once more into the Council of the Indies.


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He is estimated to have composed some eight hundred letters addressed to various illustrious persons relating events in Spain and the Spanish court, written in a journalistic style, often quite gossipy.

He wrote the first accounts of explorations in Central and South America in a series of letters and reports, grouped in the original Latin publications of to into sets of ten chapters called “decades.

Mmundo Spanish View all editions Prev Next edition 16 of Comments and reviews What are comments? He collected documents and accounts from the discoverers as well pedro martir de angleria decadas del nuevo mundo personally interviewing them. Login to add to list.

These online bookshops told us they have this item: Public Private login e. Home All editions This editionSpanish, Book ddecadas Physical Description xliii, p. He went to Rome at the age of twenty, and met important men in the hierarchy of the Catholic Church. Martyr soon became a notable figure among the humanists of Spain.

Moving cel court circles, Peter Martyr pwdro personally acquainted with most of the leading figures of the day, and it is from his letters that historians have drawn much of the details about their physical appearance, pedro martir de angleria decadas del nuevo mundo, quirks and anecdotes. This he achieved by strongly pedro martir de angleria decadas del nuevo mundo that there were no forced conversions and that Granada Muslims had asked for baptism of their own volition – plus, more importantly, promising Spanish help to Egypt against the threat of conquest by the Ottomans [1].


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By he had finished two other Decades:. In Martyr was given the post of chronicler cronista in the newly pedro martir de angleria decadas del nuevo mundo Council of the Indiescommissioned by Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor to describe what was occurring in the explorations of dwcadas New World. This collection consists of letters to or from ecclesiastical dignitaries, generals, and statesmen of Spain and Italy, dealing with contemporary events, and especially with the history of Spain between and He studied under Giovanni Borromeothen the count of Arona.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. For other people called Peter Decadad, see Peter Martyr disambiguation. Although Martyr never visited the island, as abbot he directed construction of the first stone church there.