Learning the Globe - B. Mappaemundi 1. Portrayal of world...

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11/15/07 Names, Terms, Dates Isidore of Seville, c. 560-636 Beatus of Liebana, c730-800 Antipodes Mappa mundi (Hereford map, late 13th c) Portolan Catalan Atlas, 1375 Ptolemy, Geography Federigo da Montefeltro Martin Behaim, Lisbon-Nuremberg, Globe 1494 Treaty of Tordesillas 1529 Treaty of Saragossa Paolo Toscanelli, 1397-1482 Outline The World Reshaped Da Gama-Columbus-Magellen Staking a Claim The World Shaped by Maps The Tripartite World and the Antipodes Mappaemundi Portolans The Recovery of Ptolemy Dividing the globe Humanist Florence and Discovery Brunelleschi’s lantern Toscanelli, Ptolemy, Lisbon, and Columbus The World Reshaped A. Da Gama-Columbus-Magellan 1. Da Gama found trade route to east 2. Magellan circumnavigated globe for trade routes without India B. Staking a Claim 1. Possessed these places by establishing trade routes The World Shaped by Maps A. The Tripartite World and the Antipodes 1. Isidore of Seville makes summa of maps, believes in antipodes
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Unformatted text preview: B. Mappaemundi 1. Portrayal of world on parchment 2. Used to constructed memory systems 3. Shows old knowledge as well as new C. Portolans 1. Mariners maps 2. Created in late 12 th /early 13 th century 3. Precise maps to navigate from one port to another port with compass D. The Recovery of Ptolemy 1. Ptolemys Geography brought back in 15 th century 2. #1 on Humanist Top 100 3. Everybody had to have it E. Dividing the globe 1. Constructing around Ptolemaic grid in 1494 Humanist Florence and Discovery A. Brunelleschis Lantern 1. Made Florence better than other ancient cities 2. Toscanelli helped him and made big sundial out of it B. Toscanelli, Ptolemy, Lisbon, and Columbus 1. Toscanelli thought you could get to China by sailing through Atlantic a. This info got to Lisbon, then Portugal; turns out hes wrong, fucked Columbus over...
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