The Discovery of Guiana

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The Discovery of Guiana by Sir Walter Raleigh. At the turn of the 17th century, English writer and explorer Sir Walter Scott read an account of a great golden city in South America. He set out to explore the area, now Venezuela, and on his return.

THE DISCOVERY[*] OF GUIANA[+] [*] Exploration [+] The name is derived from the Guayano Indians, on the Orinoco. On Thursday, the sixth of February, in the yearwe departed England, and the Sunday following had sight of the north cape of Spain, the wind for the most part continuing prosperous; we passed in sight of the Burlings, and the Rock, and so onwards for.

Sir Walter Ralegh's The Discovery of Guiana is a masterpiece of early travel literature that brings together important themes of Renaissance exploration, the European encounter with the New World, and the culture and politics of early modern Europe. Part travel journal, part geography primer, part political tract, Ralegh's account offers insight into a time of worldwide/5.

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He also visited Trinidad. The book includes some material of a factual nature, but postulates the existence of a gold-rich civilisation or El Dorado on the basis of little evidence/5(64).

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At the turn of the 17th century, English writer and explorer Sir Walter Scott read an account of a great golden city in South America. He set out to explore the area, now Venezuela, and on his return he published The Discovery of Guiana. He is considered to have greatly exaggerated his findings, and his work contributed to the El Dorado legend.

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Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Raleigh, Walter. Title: The Discovery of Guiana Language: English: LoC Class: E History: America: America: Subject: El Dorado Subject: Guiana -- Discovery. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Discovery of Guiana and the Journal of the Second Voyage Thereto. In Guiana itself I never saw marcasite; but all the rocks, mountains, all stones in the plains, woods, and by the rivers' sides, are in effect thorough-shining, and appear marvellous rich; which, being tried to be no marcasite, are the true signs of rich minerals, but are no other than El madre del oro, as the Spaniards term them, which is the.

Much of his exploration is documented in his books The Discoverie of the Large, Rich, and Bewtiful Empyre of Guiana, published first inand The Discovery of Guiana, and the Journal of the Second Voyage Thereto, published in After the publication of Raleigh's accounts, several other European powers developed interest in the Guianas.

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The Discovery of Guiana by Walter Raleigh This tree is described by Andrew Thevet, in his France Antarctique, and the form figured in the book as a plant very strange; and by Pliny in his twelfth book of his Natural History.

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This acclaimed book by Sir Walter Raleigh is available at in several formats for your eReader. Search. The Discovery of Guiana. By Sir Walter Raleigh. History: Americas (North Central South West Indies) AUK Classics Publication date: June ISBN: Digital Book format: ePub Price: $ The Discovery of Guiana Sir Walter Raleigh, [ ] Part I On Thursday, the sixth of February, in the yearwe departed England, and the Sunday following had sight of the north cape of Spain, the wind for the most part continuing prosperous; we passed in sight of the Burlings, and the Rock, and so onwards.

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Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. At the turn of the 17th century, English writer and explorer Sir Walter Scott read an account of a great golden city in South America. He set out to explore the area, now Venezuela, and on his return he published The Discovery of is considered to have greatly exaggerated his findings, and his work contributed to the El Dorado legend.

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in ) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from toconsists of books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, Price: $Part 2 "The Discoverie of the Large, Rich and Bewtiful Empyre of Guiana": the epistle dedicatorie-- to the reader-- the discoverie of Guiana-- an advertisement to the reader-- letters taken at sea by Captaine Popham.

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