In 1492, Martin Behaim
, a German cosmographer and philosopher, presented a globe to the Welsers and other rich banking and trading houses in Nuremberg to demonstrate the new realities of a radically changing world.
La influencia de las cartografias de Claudio Ptolomeo y de Henricus Martellus Germanus se hace presente en el primer globo terraqueo conservado, obra del aleman Martin Behaim
El geografo aleman Martin Behaim
construye su Erdapfel--<<manzana terrestre>>--, el globo terraqueo mas antiguo que se conserva.
Here the letters of the Behaim
family, long known to us through the work of Steven Ozment, are a mine of information on the making and the cost of clothes, on their role within the family and on their meaning as a marker of status.
It was: To Nuremberg's Martin Behaim
, we owe the oldest surviving what?
Take the case of Paul Behaim
, son of a Nuremberg merchant, who in 1574 aged 17 travelled to Italy with two friends.
ThatAAEs all according to the worldAAEs oldest surviving globe, which was created by a Nuremberg merchant-explorer called Martin Behaim
in 1492, just as Christopher Columbus set out on his first trip to the West Indies.
Meanwhile the new globes - which come more than five centuries after the earliest still-surviving example by German explorer Martin Behaim
dating back to 1492 - are already proving popular with schools.
En tal sentido cruzo correspondencia con Martin Behaim
, el inventor del astrolabio, sobre los adelantos tecnicos del momento.
Her original investigation of the family archive of the Behaim
merchant family serves as an elaborate illustration of the complex social network in which generations of a single leading family operated and managed their affairs.
The oldest existing world representation as a globe comes from the late fifteenth century, created in Nurnberg by Martin Behaim
(1582-1598) (Tubingen: Litterarischer Varein in Stuttgart, 1895), 176.