Between 1325 and 1357 Afonso IV of Portugal encouraged maritime commerce
and ordered the first
An overview of the history of the
Age of Exporation. The so-called
The Traverse Board was used to record the direction a ship was sailing along with the corresponding speed of the ship for the same four hour period.
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Resources for the Study of the
Kids learn about the
Discover what life was like for a sailor during the
The great period of discovery from the latter half of the fifteenth through the
sixteenth centuries is generally referred to as the
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5,000 BCE to 476 CE. This time period covers the rise of earliest civilizations such as Pre-dynastic Egypt, China, Sumer and Mesopotamia to the collapse of the ...