Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Pereira, Duarte ioned. Esmeraldo de situ orbis de Duarte Pacheco Pereira: (edition critique et commentée) / Esmeraldo de situ orbis / Translated and edited by George H. T. Kimble. Read “Esmeraldo de situ orbis, by Duarte Pacheco Pereira” by with Rakuten Kobo. The translation and edition of a Portuguese account of the coasts of Africa .

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For his exploits in the defense of Cochin, Duarte Pacheco was given a grant of arms by the Trimumpara Raja of Cochin, and greeted with honors the King Manuel I of Portugal and public festivities upon his return to Lisbon in The weight it bears the ocean shall not know, That great Pacheco who shall justly claim Of Portuguese Achilles’ glorious name; When he embarks, the surging waves his weight Shall feel, and all the vessel’s beams and frame Shall groan oppressed beneath orbia burthen great, And in the water sink below its usual state.

In he signed the Pope-sanctioned Treaty of Tordesillaswhich shared the non-Christian world between Portugal and Spain. It was dedicated to King Manuel I of Portugalthe work was sity into five parts with a total of a dozen pages, in A Collection of Documents on Spitzbergen and Greenland.

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I grant anyone the right to use this work for any purposewithout any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law. Sucesos de las Islas Filipinas,by Antonio de Morga. Pacheco is said to have been the first to notice their connection to the moon and establish rules for predicting the progress of tides by reference to lunar observations. Between and Duarte Pacheco Pereira composed a book, Esmeraldo de situ orbis[5] inspired on Pomponius Mela ‘s De situ Orbis[6] which has been described as one of the first major scientific works “reporting on what was observed and experimented in the newly ‘discovered’ environment.


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This page was last edited on 30 Augustat As describerd in the author’s own words, written in a work with “cosmography and seafare”. Duarte Pacheco Pereira was probably the first man to scientifically study the relationship between the tides and the phases of the moonobris played a critical importance in the course of the Battle of Cochin, [10] and carefully took notes on the timing of the tides.

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