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Verrazano

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Giovanni da . ?1485--?1528, Florentine navigator; the first European to sight what was to become New York (1524)
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Uintroduzione a un'edizione francese del 1933 dei documenti ufficiali spagnoli e delle relazioni di Verrazzano e Crignon tratti dalla nostra raccolta, di fronte a testi tradotti molto "negligentemente," avanzava l'ipotesi di una traduzione di bottega che avrebbe soccorso Ramusio e alleggerito il suo carico lavorativo (Langlois e Simon, II).
While individual Italians such as Columbus, Vespucci, and Verrazzano certainly participated in the European colonization of the New World, they worked under Spanish or French sponsorship.
Verrazzano also wrote very entertaining, but often inaccurate accounts of his explorations.
Caro then recounts an alternative and ridiculous geographical resolution by "il Verrazzano," in this case referring to either the mapmaker Girolamo da Verrazzano, whom Caro knew, or, more probably, his famous brother Giovanni, who explored the eastern coast of North America in 1524 and investigated other parts of the Americas until his death there in 1528.
A portion of the main channel under the Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge was reopened one week ahead of schedule because RIDOT worked with the U.
Among the stories that appear here is the one of the Florentine explorer Verrazzano, who made good use of the general ignorance of the routes that were being travelled.
An insiders' guide to the charming vineyard at Castello di Verrazzano, provided by one of the family, was a revelation for these reasons.
Fue Giovanni da Verrazzano quien descubrio la zona de Nueva York, y en 1624 la compania de las indias occidentales fundo la villa de Nueva Amsterdam en el extremo sur de Manhattan.
Castello di Verrazzano at Greve in Chianti is a much bigger operation, dating from around 1000AD.
Both the English and French had been early visitors: the Bristol based John Cabot had reached Maine in 1498, while Giovanni da Verrazzano, sailing under a French flag, had explored the same region in 1524.
Una lettera di Verrazzano sulle sue scoperte tra la Florida e Terranova (1523-1524) parla di uno stretto istmo che si credeva separasse l'Atlantico dal Mare del Cathay.
Arcadia' was the designation Verrazzano chose, after the never-never land of the Greek poets, but it lost an 'r' and became 'Acadia'.