ANTONIO PIGAFETTA JOURNAL PDF

Antonio. Pigafetta wrote one of the most influential journals of the 16th century in , which recorded the events of the Mallegan voyage around the world. About the diary: The version used here is The First Voyage Round the World by Antonio Pigafetta, translated by Lord Stanley of Alderley as reproduced in. By Antonio Pigafetta. Original text, with translation, notes and bibliography by James Alexander Robertson. (Cleveland: Arthur H. Clark Company.

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After that the captain showed him cloths of different colours, linen, coral, and much other merchandise, and all the artillery, of which he had some pieces fired pigafetfa him, at which the king was much astonished; after that the captain had one of his soldiers armed with white armour, and placed him in the midst of three comrades, who struck him with swords and daggers.

Clara, appeared to us, zntonio immediately the storm ceased. The captain gave good entertainment to the men who came to his ship, and gave them all sorts of things, on which account the king wished to give the captain a rather large bar of solid gold, and a chest [] full of ginger.

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VicenzaRepublic of Venice now Italy. When he was brought before the captain he was clothed with the skin of a certain beast, which skin was very skilfully sewed. From a philological point of view, the French editions seem to derive from an Italian original version, while the remaining Italian editions seem to derive from a French original version.

This palm produces a fruit named cocho, which is as large as the head, or thereabouts: The captain, being desirous to depart the next day in the morning, asked the king for the pilots to conduct us to the above-mentioned ports, promising him to treat them like themselves, and that he would leave one of his own men as a hostage.

Journal of Magellan’s Voyage

It seems that these are painted, and one of these enemies is taller than the others, and makes a greater noise, and more mirth than the others: On Sunday, the last day of March, and feast of Easter, the captain sent the chaplain ashore early to say mass, and the interpreter went with him to tell the king that they were not coming on shore to dine with him, but only to hear the mass.

The said country of Verzin is very abundant in all good things, and is larger than France, Spain, and Italy together.

Published Englewood Cliffs, N. The other women sat sadly round the room.

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After that those who were caught on one side or other were eaten. Fifteen days later we saw four other giants, who carried no arrows, for they had hid them in the bushes, as two of them showed us, for we took them all four, and each of them was painted in a different way. They have certain shovels like hearth shovels, [] and there is no joural between the poop and the prow in these boats, and they are like dolphins bounding from wave to wave.

The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright journsl. There I wrote down several things as they name them in their language, and when the king and the others saw me write, and I told them their manner of speech, they were all astonished.

Then John Cavagio, [50] the pilot who was the chief conductor of these two giants, would not bring away the wife of one of the giants who had remained in irons on that evening, but was of opinion that they should sleep there, because it was almost night. The Queen was young and handsome, covered with a black and white sheet; she had the mouth and nails very red, and wore on her head a large hat made of leaves of palm, with a crown over it made of the same leaves, like that of the Pope.

In this antoonio sea one sees a very amusing chase of fish, which are of three sorts, of an ell or more in length, and they call these fish Dorades, Albacores, and Bonitos; these follow and pursue another sort of fish which flies, which they call Colondriny, [81] which are a foot long or more, and are very good joutnal eat.

Two hours afterwards, or thereabouts, we saw come two long boats, which they call Ballanghai, full of men. Public Private login e. There we made a repast, and then returned to the ships. Through that arose this custom in this place of eating the enemies of each other. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. There the captain commanded that all the men of the fleet should confess before going on any further, in which he himself showed the way to the others.

Wednesday morning, because the night before one of our men had died, the interpreter and I, by order of the captain, went to ask the king for a place where we might bury the deceased. After that refreshments were served up to them.

The prince and the King of Mazzava, who was with him, presented to the captain on behalf of his king large baskets full of rice, pigs, goats, and fowls, and desired the captain to be told he should pardon them that their present was not as fine as was fitting for him. Two volumes, and index-volume. This region and archipelago is in ten degrees north latitude, and a hundred and sixty-one degrees longitude from the line of demarcation.

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We passed the Cape Verd and the neighbouring islands in fourteen-and-a-half degrees, and we navigated for several days by the coast of Guinea or Ethiopia; where there is a mountain called Sierra Leona, which is in eight degrees latitude according to the art and science of cosmography and astrology. The king thanked him, and answered that there were two islands the inhabitants of which were his enemies; however, that for the present it was not the time to attack them.

These were thus named: Two of these trees can maintain a family of ten persons: In the island belonging to the king who came to the ship there are mines of gold, which they find in pieces as big as a walnut or an egg, by seeking in the ground. During the calm there came large fishes near the ships which they called Tiburoni sharkswhich have teeth of a terrible kind, and eat people when they find them in the sea either alive or dead.

View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links In the evening the king and queen, with several of their people, came to the sea beach, where the captain had some of the large artillery fired, in which they took great pleasure.

This manner of acting had been ordained by the captain from the commencement, in order to effect the junction of any ship which might be separated from the others. The king thought this very pigafeyta, and the captain told him, through the interpreter, that a man thus in white armour was worth a hundred of his men; he answered that it was true; he was further informed that there were in each ship two hundred like that man.

Pigafetta kept a detailed journal, the original of which is lost. He then made a present to the king of a velvet chair, and told him that wherever he went he should always have it carried before him by some of his attendants, and showed him the way in which it should be carried.