Map of South America from 1601

Mapa da América do Sul de 1601 - Descripcion de las Indias"Descripcion de las Yndias de Mediodia", Herrera y Tordesillas, Antonio de Antonio de Herrera Y Tordelisllas foi o historiador oficial de Espanha e das Índias. Ele compilou uma história das conquistas espanholas e das primeiras explorações nas Américas, que incluía este mapa do continente gravado de forma simples. O mapa é em grande parte derivado das cartas manuscritas de Juan Lopez de Velasco. O continente é dominado pelas enormes "R. de los Amazona" e R. de la Plato" e pela cordilheira ocidental. É apresentado o "Meridiano de la de Marcacion", que dividia o mundo não cristão entre Espanha e Portugal. Tratado de Tordesilhas: Tem este nome por ter sido redigido na cidade de Tordesilhas, na Espanha, e sua assinatura aconteceu nesta cidade em 7 de junho de 1494. Foi o responsável pela divisão do mundo em um meridiano estabelecido a 370 léguas a oeste das ilhas de Cabo Verde. As terras a ocidente pertenceriam à Espanha e as terras a oriente deste meridiano pertenceriam a Portugal.
“Descripcion de las Yndias de Mediodia”, Herrera y Tordesillas, Antonio de Antonio de Herrera Y Tordelisllas was the official historian of Spain and the Indies. He compiled a history of the Spanish conquests and early explorations in the Americas, which included this simply engraved map of the continent. The map is largely derived from the handwritten charts of Juan Lopez de Velasco. The continent is dominated by the enormous “R. de los Amazona” and R. de la Plato” and the western mountain range. The “Meridiano de la de Marcacion” is shown, which divided the non-Christian world between Spain and Portugal. Treaty of Tordesillas: This was named because it was drawn up in the city of Tordesillas, Spain, and signed there on 7 June 1494. It was responsible for dividing the world along a meridian established 370 leagues west of the Cape Verde Islands. The land to the west belonged to Spain and the land to the east of this meridian belonged to Portugal.

Map of South America from 1601 – Descripcion de las Indias

“Descripcion de las Yndias de Mediodia”, Herrera y Tordesillas, Antonio de

Antonio de Herrera Y Tordelisllas was the official historian of Spain and the Indies.

He compiled a history of the Spanish conquests and early explorations in the Americas, which included this simply engraved map of the continent.

The map is largely derived from the handwritten charts of Juan Lopez de Velasco.

The continent is dominated by the enormous “R. de los Amazona” and R. de la Plato” and the western mountain range.

The “Meridiano de la de Marcacion” is shown, which divided the non-Christian world between Spain and Portugal.

Treaty of Tordesillas: This was named because it was drawn up in the city of Tordesillas, Spain, and signed there on 7 June 1494.

It was responsible for dividing the world along a meridian established 370 leagues west of the Cape Verde Islands. The land to the west belonged to Spain and the land to the east of this meridian belonged to Portugal.

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