Columbus' First Voyage: Latin Selections from Peter Martyr's De Orbe Novo

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Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers - History - 39 pages

Five selections in Latin from Peter Martyr of Angleria's De Orbe Novo are presented with vocabulary help on the facing page. After each Latin selection, background notes including information from other primary sources (Columbus' own 1493 letter, the abstraction of Columbus' journal by Fray Bartolomé de las Casas, and Oviedo's Natural History of the West Indies) are included along with the pertinent Latin selection from Peter Martyr. When Peter Martyr was writing in the fifteenth century, it was agreed upon by scholars and men of literature at the time that the proper Latin to use was that of Marcus Tullius Cicero. Hence Martyr's Latinity is quite classical and, in fact, the simplicity of his literary style resembles that of Julius Caesar.

Special Features A chronology of events from August, 1492 through March, 1493
5 Latin selections about Columbus' First Voyage from Peter Martyr of Angleria's De Orbe Novo
Vocabulary and grammar help on the page facing the Latin text
Reproductions of illustrations from Columbus' 1493 letter
Chapter end notes that present pertinent background information along with the Latin text for easy reference
Auxiliary sentences that guide the student to understanding Peter Martyr's Latin
A Latin to English Lexicon at the back of the book
A complete bibliography

 

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After many years as a professional cellist in Chicago and New York City, Constance Iacona returned to an early love and earned a master's degree in Latin at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with the Peter Martyr of Angleria texts, she has presented papers on other Neo-Latin writers such as Nicolas de Clamanges of France and Nicolaus Hussovianus of Lithuania/Poland.

Edward V. George Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin is Professor Emeritus of Classics at Texas Tech University, where he has taught since 1971. His Renaissance Latin publications focus on critical, annotated, bilingual editions of works by the Spanish humanist Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540). He has served as President of the Texas Classical Association and Vice President of the American Classical League.
 

After many years as a professional cellist in Chicago and New York City, Constance Iacona returned to an early love and earned a master's degree in Latin at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with the Peter Martyr of Angleria texts, she has presented papers on other Neo-Latin writers such as Nicolas de Clamanges of France and Nicolaus Hussovianus of Lithuania/Poland.

Edward V. George Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin is Professor Emeritus of Classics at Texas Tech University, where he has taught since 1971. His Renaissance Latin publications focus on critical, annotated, bilingual editions of works by the Spanish humanist Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540). He has served as President of the Texas Classical Association and Vice President of the American Classical League.
 

After many years as a professional cellist in Chicago and New York City, Constance Iacona returned to an early love and earned a master's degree in Latin at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with the Peter Martyr of Angleria texts, she has presented papers on other Neo-Latin writers such as Nicolas de Clamanges of France and Nicolaus Hussovianus of Lithuania/Poland.

Edward V. George Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin is Professor Emeritus of Classics at Texas Tech University, where he has taught since 1971. His Renaissance Latin publications focus on critical, annotated, bilingual editions of works by the Spanish humanist Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540). He has served as President of the Texas Classical Association and Vice President of the American Classical League.
 

After many years as a professional cellist in Chicago and New York City, Constance Iacona returned to an early love and earned a master's degree in Latin at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with the Peter Martyr of Angleria texts, she has presented papers on other Neo-Latin writers such as Nicolas de Clamanges of France and Nicolaus Hussovianus of Lithuania/Poland.

Edward V. George Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin is Professor Emeritus of Classics at Texas Tech University, where he has taught since 1971. His Renaissance Latin publications focus on critical, annotated, bilingual editions of works by the Spanish humanist Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540). He has served as President of the Texas Classical Association and Vice President of the American Classical League.
 

After many years as a professional cellist in Chicago and New York City, Constance Iacona returned to an early love and earned a master's degree in Latin at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with the Peter Martyr of Angleria texts, she has presented papers on other Neo-Latin writers such as Nicolas de Clamanges of France and Nicolaus Hussovianus of Lithuania/Poland.

Edward V. George Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin is Professor Emeritus of Classics at Texas Tech University, where he has taught since 1971. His Renaissance Latin publications focus on critical, annotated, bilingual editions of works by the Spanish humanist Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540). He has served as President of the Texas Classical Association and Vice President of the American Classical League.
 

After many years as a professional cellist in Chicago and New York City, Constance Iacona returned to an early love and earned a master's degree in Latin at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with the Peter Martyr of Angleria texts, she has presented papers on other Neo-Latin writers such as Nicolas de Clamanges of France and Nicolaus Hussovianus of Lithuania/Poland.

Edward V. George Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin is Professor Emeritus of Classics at Texas Tech University, where he has taught since 1971. His Renaissance Latin publications focus on critical, annotated, bilingual editions of works by the Spanish humanist Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540). He has served as President of the Texas Classical Association and Vice President of the American Classical League.
 

After many years as a professional cellist in Chicago and New York City, Constance Iacona returned to an early love and earned a master's degree in Latin at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with the Peter Martyr of Angleria texts, she has presented papers on other Neo-Latin writers such as Nicolas de Clamanges of France and Nicolaus Hussovianus of Lithuania/Poland.

Edward V. George Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin is Professor Emeritus of Classics at Texas Tech University, where he has taught since 1971. His Renaissance Latin publications focus on critical, annotated, bilingual editions of works by the Spanish humanist Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540). He has served as President of the Texas Classical Association and Vice President of the American Classical League.
 

After many years as a professional cellist in Chicago and New York City, Constance Iacona returned to an early love and earned a master's degree in Latin at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with the Peter Martyr of Angleria texts, she has presented papers on other Neo-Latin writers such as Nicolas de Clamanges of France and Nicolaus Hussovianus of Lithuania/Poland.

Edward V. George Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin is Professor Emeritus of Classics at Texas Tech University, where he has taught since 1971. His Renaissance Latin publications focus on critical, annotated, bilingual editions of works by the Spanish humanist Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540). He has served as President of the Texas Classical Association and Vice President of the American Classical League.
 

After many years as a professional cellist in Chicago and New York City, Constance Iacona returned to an early love and earned a master's degree in Latin at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with the Peter Martyr of Angleria texts, she has presented papers on other Neo-Latin writers such as Nicolas de Clamanges of France and Nicolaus Hussovianus of Lithuania/Poland.

Edward V. George Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin is Professor Emeritus of Classics at Texas Tech University, where he has taught since 1971. His Renaissance Latin publications focus on critical, annotated, bilingual editions of works by the Spanish humanist Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540). He has served as President of the Texas Classical Association and Vice President of the American Classical League.
 

After many years as a professional cellist in Chicago and New York City, Constance Iacona returned to an early love and earned a master's degree in Latin at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with the Peter Martyr of Angleria texts, she has presented papers on other Neo-Latin writers such as Nicolas de Clamanges of France and Nicolaus Hussovianus of Lithuania/Poland.

Edward V. George Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin is Professor Emeritus of Classics at Texas Tech University, where he has taught since 1971. His Renaissance Latin publications focus on critical, annotated, bilingual editions of works by the Spanish humanist Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540). He has served as President of the Texas Classical Association and Vice President of the American Classical League.
 

After many years as a professional cellist in Chicago and New York City, Constance Iacona returned to an early love and earned a master's degree in Latin at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with the Peter Martyr of Angleria texts, she has presented papers on other Neo-Latin writers such as Nicolas de Clamanges of France and Nicolaus Hussovianus of Lithuania/Poland.

Edward V. George Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin is Professor Emeritus of Classics at Texas Tech University, where he has taught since 1971. His Renaissance Latin publications focus on critical, annotated, bilingual editions of works by the Spanish humanist Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540). He has served as President of the Texas Classical Association and Vice President of the American Classical League.
 

After many years as a professional cellist in Chicago and New York City, Constance Iacona returned to an early love and earned a master's degree in Latin at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with the Peter Martyr of Angleria texts, she has presented papers on other Neo-Latin writers such as Nicolas de Clamanges of France and Nicolaus Hussovianus of Lithuania/Poland.

Edward V. George Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin is Professor Emeritus of Classics at Texas Tech University, where he has taught since 1971. His Renaissance Latin publications focus on critical, annotated, bilingual editions of works by the Spanish humanist Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540). He has served as President of the Texas Classical Association and Vice President of the American Classical League.
 

After many years as a professional cellist in Chicago and New York City, Constance Iacona returned to an early love and earned a master's degree in Latin at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with the Peter Martyr of Angleria texts, she has presented papers on other Neo-Latin writers such as Nicolas de Clamanges of France and Nicolaus Hussovianus of Lithuania/Poland.

Edward V. George Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin is Professor Emeritus of Classics at Texas Tech University, where he has taught since 1971. His Renaissance Latin publications focus on critical, annotated, bilingual editions of works by the Spanish humanist Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540). He has served as President of the Texas Classical Association and Vice President of the American Classical League.
 

After many years as a professional cellist in Chicago and New York City, Constance Iacona returned to an early love and earned a master's degree in Latin at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with the Peter Martyr of Angleria texts, she has presented papers on other Neo-Latin writers such as Nicolas de Clamanges of France and Nicolaus Hussovianus of Lithuania/Poland.

Edward V. George Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin is Professor Emeritus of Classics at Texas Tech University, where he has taught since 1971. His Renaissance Latin publications focus on critical, annotated, bilingual editions of works by the Spanish humanist Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540). He has served as President of the Texas Classical Association and Vice President of the American Classical League.
 

After many years as a professional cellist in Chicago and New York City, Constance Iacona returned to an early love and earned a master's degree in Latin at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with the Peter Martyr of Angleria texts, she has presented papers on other Neo-Latin writers such as Nicolas de Clamanges of France and Nicolaus Hussovianus of Lithuania/Poland.

Edward V. George Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin is Professor Emeritus of Classics at Texas Tech University, where he has taught since 1971. His Renaissance Latin publications focus on critical, annotated, bilingual editions of works by the Spanish humanist Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540). He has served as President of the Texas Classical Association and Vice President of the American Classical League.
 

After many years as a professional cellist in Chicago and New York City, Constance Iacona returned to an early love and earned a master's degree in Latin at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. In addition to her work with the Peter Martyr of Angleria texts, she has presented papers on other Neo-Latin writers such as Nicolas de Clamanges of France and Nicolaus Hussovianus of Lithuania/Poland.

Edward V. George Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin is Professor Emeritus of Classics at Texas Tech University, where he has taught since 1971. His Renaissance Latin publications focus on critical, annotated, bilingual editions of works by the Spanish humanist Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540). He has served as President of the Texas Classical Association and Vice President of the American Classical League.
 

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