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Amerigo , Latin name Americus Vespucius. ?1454--1512, Florentine navigator in the New World (1499--1500; 1501--02), after whom the continent of America was named
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At this time the Company expects to be in a position to obtain an initial production rate for the Amerigo Vespucci #1 well.
(11) In fact, as Major and following him, Kelly, rightly said, they are two separate inscriptions, the one, hec [haec]pars ore [orae] nondum cognita, meaning, "This part of the coast is not yet known", being placed over the notional, undiscovered part of the southern continent, and the other, is nobis detecta existit, meaning "this discovered [part] is evident to us", being placed over that part considered to have been discovered by Ferdinand Magellan and by Amerigo Vespucci, Pedro Cabral and Francisco de Hoces.
On his world map of that same year, therefore, Waldseemuller named that land-mass "America", after the Latin version (Americus) of Vespucci's first name.
Earlier on the card, Prix de Cabourg hopeful Ponte Vespucci aims to emulate her half-sister Pontenuovo, who took last year's race.
Vespucci. A boys choir reaches glad falsetto heights.
1454: Amerigo Vespucci. Adventurer who gave America its name.
Beginning with Thomas More, she argues that the ethnographic writing of Amerigo Vespucci on the cultures of the natives of the New World influenced More's imaginary society.
Waldseemuller and Ringmann chose the name because they revered an account of transatlantic voyages attributed to the Florentine adventurer Amerigo Vespucci. But Vespucci was not the real author of the work, which was a publishers' confection, issued to exploit a market for marvelous travelogues.
The "Amerigo Vespucci", a ship of the Italian Naval Forces Command, arrived at the Istanbul port with 99 students, including 22 girls, and 270 crew members on board.