Following the Conquistadores

After proceeding as far south as the river Aconcagua , the outlook became so hopeless that the hero in countless ... Francisco de Riveros , Rodrigo de Quiroga , Juan Bohon and Francisco de Aguirre and other Conquistadores who were among ...

Author: John Augustine Zahm

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ISBN: UCAL:B3320939

Category: South America

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Following the Conquistadores Along the Andes and down the Amazon 1911 F3423 Z2

To avoid ambiguity , I shall , in what follows , call it by what is now its most common and certainly its most romantic name -the Amazon . My emotion on first contemplating the immense expanse of the Amazon , after we had left its great ...

Author: John Augustine Zahm

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ISBN: UCAL:B3320938

Category: South America

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Following the Conquistadores Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena 1910 F2216 Z2 v 2 Along the Andes and down the Amazon 1912 F3423 Z2 v 3 Through South America s southland 1916 F2217 Z2

In the following pages the author has endeavored to give not only his own impressions of the lands he has visited but also , when the narrative permitted or required it , the impressions of othersconquistadores , missionaries and men of ...

Author: John Augustine Zahm

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ISBN: UOM:39015070269694

Category: South America

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Wars of the Americas A Chronology of Armed Conflict in the Western Hemisphere 2nd Edition 2 volumes

After extorting a huge ransom from its terrified Cakchiquel inhabitants, Alvarado founds the city of Santiago de ... Cortés leaves Mexico City with a large following of conquistadores to personally put down Olid's rebellion in Honduras.

Author: David F. Marley

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781598841015

Category: History

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A comprehensive account of every major war and battle fought in the Americas, this revised edition of the award-winning Wars of the Americas offers up-to-date scholarship on the conflicts that have shaped a hemisphere. • Thousands of dated entries in two complete volumes, covering major battles and engagements of every war in the Western Hemisphere over the last 500 years • More than 200 sidebars offering insights on famous commanders and such important topics as weapons development, epidemics, and more • More than 90 maps detailing the course of specific battles, invasions, and assaults • 271 illustrations—a spectacular collection including many depicting little-known campaigns, soldiers' living conditions, everyday citizens and combatants caught up in conflict, and more • Two bibliographies (one for each volume), organized by chapter and in some cases subchapters to allow for very targeted resources easily available for readers
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The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz Del Castillo

... and then followed the whole of the chief authorities of the town and a number of the Conquistadores . ... The latter was not a little astonished at the courteous behaviour of our general , and it was not till after much pressing ...

Author: Bernal Díaz del Castillo

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ISBN: HARVARD:32044014362628

Category: Mexico

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The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo

The following day all assembled in the principal church of the city, whither Cortes had desired all the civic functionaries, the officers of the crown, and the Conquistadores to meet. After mass had been celebrated, Leon, in due form, ...

Author: Bernal Díaz del Castillo

Publisher: DigiCat

ISBN: EAN:8596547006558

Category: History

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The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillois a first-person narrative by military adventurer, conquistador, and colonist settler who served in three Mexican expeditions; those of Francisco Hernández de Córdoba (1517) to the Yucatán peninsula; the expedition of Juan de Grijalva (1518), and the expedition of Hernán Cortés (1519) in the Valley of Mexico; the history relates his participation in the fall of Emperor Moctezuma II, and the subsequent defeat of the Aztec Empire.
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Author: Los Angeles County Public Library

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ISBN: UOM:39015036805425

Category: Library catalogs

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