Ferdinand Magellan opening the door to world exploration by Isaac Asimov

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Published by Gareth Stevens Children"s Books in Milwaukee .

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  • Magalhães, Fernão de, d. 1521 -- Travel -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Magellan, Ferdinand, d. 1521.,
  • Explorers -- Portugal -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Voyages around the world -- History -- 16th century -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Explorers.,
  • Voyages around the world.

About the Edition

Presents the story of the Portuguese explorer who became the first European to cross the Pacific Ocean and whose expedition completed its voyage around the world after his death en route.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.

Book details

Statementby Isaac Asimov.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesIsaac Asimov"s pioneers of science and exploration
LC ClassificationsG420.M2 A85 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1531663M
ISBN 100836805607
LC Control Number91009207

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Apr 05,  · Ferdinand Magellan. Chapter 1 The Boy Becomes a Man. Sometime around in Portugal, a boy named Ferdinand was born to the Magellan family. The Magellans were of noble blood, but they had little money or power. They owned a farm far from the sea.

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Besides being an explorer he was also a soldier. When he was a soldier he was hit in the leg and caused him to have a permanent limp and have to walk with a cane/5. Ferdinand Magellan (məjel´ən), Port.

Fernão de Magalhães, Span. Fernando de Magallanes, c–, Portuguese navigator who sailed for Portugal and Spain. Born of a noble family, he was reared as a page in the royal household.

He served (–12) in Portuguese India under Francisco de Almeida and later under Alfonso de Albuquerque. Jan 01,  · What makes this book compelling is the fascinating character of Magellan himself, an idealist, a warrior, and a It provides quite a bit of backstory regarding the political intrigue that inspired the voyage, and the crew's sometimes conflicting perceptions of Magellan's true loyalties as a Portuguese sailing for Spain/5.

Ferdinand Magellan is best known for being an explorer for Portugal, and later Spain, who discovered the Strait of Magellan while leading the first expedition to successfully Ferdinand Magellan book the globe. He died en route and Juan Sebastián del Cano completed it.

Aug 27,  · Ferdinand Magellan was born in Portugal, either in the city of Ferdinand Magellan book or in Sabrosa, circa His parents were members of the Portuguese nobility and after their deaths, Magellan became a.

Magellan’s story is filled with war, storms, mutiny, and hostile native encounters. Biography Early Life Ferdinand Magellan was born in in Portugal; the exact city is unknown.

Many believe it was either Porto or Sabrosa. Ferdinand Magellan is the English version of his name. In Portuguese, his name is Fernão de Magalhães. Ferdinand Magellan. Biography (nonfiction), 1, words, Level W (Grade 4), Lexile L. One of the most daring and well-known sixteenth-century expeditions was led by the Portuguese sea captain Ferdinand Magellan.

By sailing west from Spain across the Atlantic Ocean, the expedition became the first to successfully sail around the world. Find a huge variety of new & used Magellan Ferdinand books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices.

Shop Magellan Ferdinand books at Alibris. Ferdinand Magellan led the first expedition to sail all the way around the world.

He also discovered a passage from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean that is today called the Straits of Magellan. Growing Up Ferdinand Magellan was born in in northern Portugal. He grew up in a wealthy family and served as a page in the royal court. Aug 05,  · Ferdinand Magellan. Chapter 1 Sometime around in Portugal, a boy named Ferdinand was born to the Magellan family.

The Magellans were of noble blood, but they had little money or power. They owned a farm far from the sea. This was where Ferdinand, the /5. Immediately download the Ferdinand Magellan summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Ferdinand Magellan.

(Brussels, ). [Rare Books Division] To register the appropriate incredulity and awe about Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition’s circumnavigation of the world, consider this: Christopher Columbus’s hallowed crossing of the Atlantic Ocean took thirty-six days; Magellan’s transit of the Pacific Ocean required ninety-eight days.

Jan 01,  · This biography introduces young readers to the life of brave Portuguese sea captain Ferdinand Magellan, who confirmed that the earth is round and introduced the Pacific Ocean to Europeans while.

Ferdinand Magellan's Voyage Round the World, CE Ferdinand de Magellan was born about of noble parents, and probably spent his boyhood as a page of the Queen of Portugal.

As a young man he was in the East India service, then in Morocco. Mar 18,  · Information on Ferdinand Magellan can be found in history books at the local library, or in history related articles online. One recommended book would be "Who Was Ferdinand Magellan. About Who Was Ferdinand Magellan.

When Portuguese sailor Ferdinand Magellan set sail from Spain inhe believed he could get to the Spice Islands by sailing west through or around the New World.

He was right, but what he didn’t know was that the treacherous voyage. Fernão Magalhães (Ferdinand Magellan is an anglicized version of his name) was born in approximately in the small Portuguese town of Villa de Sabroza.

As the son of the mayor, he led a privileged childhood, and at an early age, he went to the royal court in Lisbon to serve as page to the Queen. Steps of Knowledge. Having already sailed three-quarters of the way around the world, the Spanish explorer, Ferdinand Magellan, was writing in his secret log, when the cabin boy knocked.

"You're needed on the deck, captain," he said. Jul 25,  · Ferdinand Magellan (February 3, –April 27, ), a Portuguese explorer, set sail in September with a fleet of five Spanish ships in an attempt to find the Spice Islands by heading west.

Although Magellan died during the journey, he is credited with the first circumnavigation of the Earth. Ferdinand Magellan was born in Oporto, Portugal, in His parents were members of the Portuguese nobility, and the young Magellan found himself in the service of royalty at an early age.

He was only twelve when he began serving the queen of Portugal as a page, a position of employment for youths in royal courts. The book’s title is Ferdinand Magellan Armada de Maluco and the European Discovery of the Philippines.

It is available at any branches of the National Bookstore in the Philippines and at the Amazon. Provides an introduction to the life of sixteenth-century Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, who found a passage for ships to sail west from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.

Aug 01,  · This book is about Ferdinand Magellan. He was known as the first man who sailed around the world. My favorite part of the book was that he was a soldier. While he was a soldier, he fought battles. I was surprised at how many soldiers he had to fight.

I would recommend this book to other boys/5(4). This manuscript volume, dating from arounddetails Ferdinand Magellan's voyage around the world in The work is attributed to Antonio Pigafetta, a Venetian scholar who was born in Vincenza, Italy, around and who accompanied Magellan on the voyage.

Pigafetta kept a detailed journal, the original of which is lost. However, an account of the voyage, written by Pigafetta between.

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We gave this book as a present to our third grade teacher. Excellent books Great books. Have purchased a number of different titles and love them all. My 8-year-old history buff loves all of the "Who Was" Books. This is what he wrote about this one:Ferdinand Magellan sailed around the world.

Uh kind of. Well let's say his crew sailed around the. Barbosa wrote the Book of Duarte Barbosa (Livro de Duarte Barbosa) c.making it one of the earliest examples of Portuguese travel literature. InBarbosa embarked on the first expedition to circumnavigate the world, led by his brother-in-law Ferdinand 3rdrailphotography.com: c.

Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal. Apr 19,  · The historical figure Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese explorer who remains famous for the first circumnavigation of the earth, proving that the earth is round. However, the voyage was dogged by misfortune, storms and mutinies, and Magellan himself did not actually complete the 3rdrailphotography.com: Dhwty.

FERDINAND MAGELLAN From the book, MAGELLAN: If your Majesty refuses my request, I should like permission to serve some other sovereign. I am not content to stand still always. KING: Do as you wish. We shall not try to prevent you. Discontented subjects are worse than none. Who Was Ferdinand Magellan.

has 1 reviews and 1 ratings. Reviewer neoncat wrote: I read about him to learn and get information on him for my part in the Wax Museum. (We dress up like our character and recite a paragraph from memory in our "museum".) He also has to do with my heritage of the Philliphines.5/5(1).

This book presents a children's study into the life of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, who inset out from Spain to circumnavigate the world. Ferdinand Magellan was a renowned Portuguese explorer. From tohe organized the Spanish voyage to the East Indies which led to the first perambulation of the Earth.

He served the Portuguese fleet for a few years and then started working towards searching westerly route for spices. Although Ferdinand Magellan (–) is credited with having made the first journey around the world, he did not actually complete the journey himself. Of the five ships he set out with from Spain inonly one made it home, the Vittoria.

Those aboard the last ship were the first to circumnavigate (go all the way around) the globe. Journal of Ferdinand Magellan's voyage around the world inwritten by Antonio Pigafetta, Italian gentleman from Vincenza who survived the trip.

Manuscript on parchment (fine) of A journal of Ferdinand Magellan's voyage around the world inwritten by Antonio Pigafetta (ca. /91 - ca. ), an Italian gentleman from Vincenza who. Check out this great listen on 3rdrailphotography.com This is a story from the Great Explorers collection.

Here are the stories of nine great adventures and the lives of the men who took part in them. They pushed back the frontiers of man's knowledge of the world by their vision, courage, and sheer doggedn.

Ferdinand Magellan. AKA Fernão de Magalhães. Circumnavigated the globe. Birthplace: Sabrosa, Trás-dos-Montes, Portugal Location of death: Philippines Cause of death: War Rema.

Ferdinand Magellan, in Spanish Fernando Magallanes, or Fernã de Magalhães, the first circumnavigator of the globe, was born at Sabrosa in the Villa Real district of the Traz Explorer. Be the first to hear about sales, new products, and more. Sign up for our newsletter today.

Ferdinand Magellan introduces students to this fearless leader and details the many hardships he and his crew endured throughout the voyage.

The book can also be used teach students how to identify cause-and-effect relationships and to ask and answer questions as they read. (Book): Kramer, Sydelle: A biography of the Portuguese explorer, Ferdinand Magellan who set sail from Spain in on the first voyage around the world.

Skip to main navigation Skip to main navigation Skip to search Skip to search Skip to content.Ferdinand Magellan ?– A Portuguese and Spanish explorer, Ferdinand Magellan organized and led the first circumnavigation of the globe, and named the Pacific 3rdrailphotography.com daring voyage did little to aid the goals of his benefactor, King Charles I of Spain (–), but it opened the future of Pacific trade between the Americas and the East.Sep 20,  · ThePrint Profile; Ferdinand Magellan — the explorer whose daring sea voyage gave the Pacific Ocean its name Magellan’s controversial journey contributed immensely to geographical studies and helped shape what we know of our world 3rdrailphotography.com: Samira Sood.

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