Definition of Bartholomeu Diaz
1. Noun. Portuguese explorer who in 1488 was the first European to get round the Cape of Good Hope (thus establishing a sea route from the Atlantic to Asia) (1450-1500).
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1. Portuguese Architecture by Walter Crum Watson (1908)
"... sent out by the king, discovered the mouth of the Congo, or till 1486 that Bartholomeu Diaz doubled the Cabo Tormentoso, an ill-omened name which Dom ..."
2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1898)
"In 1487, Bartholomeu Diaz passed the Table mountain ... which were commenced under the superintendence °f Bartholomeu Diaz, the ablest and most successful ..."
3. Cosmos: Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe by Alexander von Humboldt, Elizabeth Juliana Leeves Sabine (1849)
"190, says expressly that " Bartholomeu Diaz, e os de sua companhia per causa dos perigos, e tormen- tas, que em o dobrar delle passaram, ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"... THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE.1 I. Bartholomeu Diaz, the discoverer of the Cape of Storms, spent sixteen months on his voyage, ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"In 1488 the Portuguese Bartholomeu Diaz had rounded the Cape of Good Hope. After the return of Columbus and his supposed demonstration that the Indies could ..."
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