Onomastic index
(with the number of the chapter where the mentioned name appears)


A. Abu Qir, ancient Canopos: 19; Academy of Sciences of Paris: 28; Achilles, Peleus’ son: 1-12-16; Achilles Tatius: 22-28; Aeaea, Circe’s Island: 7-8; Aeolus, god of the winds: 7; Agamemnon Atrides: 4-12; Aiaia, Circe’s Island: 7-8; Ajax: 12; Al-Andalus, Journal: 27; Al-mamun, caliph: 18-24; Al-Masudi: 18; Al-Yayyab, Ibn: 27; Alba, Duke of: 26; Albategnius: 24; Alexander the Great: 24; Alexandreia Eskhate (“The Last Alexandria”): 24; Alexandretta Gulf: 19; Alexandria: 18-20-21-22-24-25-28; Alfraganus: 24; Amazonas, river: 25-27; America: 25; Amsterdam: 18; Amu Darya, river: 19-24; “Ancient Map”: 1-16-18; Angelus, Jacobus: 18; Aphrodita: 3; Apollo: 12; Aral Sea: 19; Aratus of Soloi: 22; Arctic Circle: 1-4-5-7; Arcturus, star: 13; Argos: 12; Aristarchus of Samus: 2; Arrianus’, Periplus: 18; Aswan: 21; Athena: 2-6; Athos, mount: 18; Atlantic Ocean: 19-25; Atlas, Calypso’s gigant father: 11; Auroch, extinct wild ox (Bos Taurus Primigenius): 9-13; Aurora, goddess: 7;

B. Bacon, Roger: 24; Baghdad: 18; Bagrow, Leo: 24; Bear, constellation and animal: 13; Beaujeu: 15; Behaim, Martin: 25-26; Bepyrrus Mons: 19; Bergen: 20; Bible: 2; Black Sea: 1-5; Bohemia, Martin of: 25; Book of Mountains and Seas: 23; Bootes, constellation: 13; Borysthenes, river: 20; Bourbon: 28; Bradley, James: 28; Brahmaputra: 19; Brazil: 25; Britannia Island: 6; Buen Abrigo Island: 25; Burma: 19;

C. Cabo Verde: 25; Cabo Verde Islands: 25-27; Cabot, John: 25; Cabot, Sebastian: 25; Caesar, Caius Julius: 6; Calypso: 2-3-11-14; Canary Islands: 19-20-25-27; Canopos, today Abu Qir: 19; Cantino: 25; Cape Verde: 25; Capella, star: 27; Caribbean Sea: 25; Carthaginians: 1; Carthago: 19; Caspian Gates: 19; Cassini, Jean-Dominique: 28; Cassiterides Islands: 6; Castiglioni, Cardinal Baltazar: 27; Central America: 25; Central Asia: 24; Ceuta: 11; Chaldaeans: 22; Changos, pre-Columbian fishermen of Chile: 14; Charles V of France: 24; Charles V of Holy Roman Empire and Charles I of Spain: 27; Charybdis: 8; Chile, Northern region of: 14; Chilean coast: 8; Chiloé, Gulf of: 8; China: 1-19-24; China Sea: 19; Chineses: 12-23-24; Chitral river: 19; Christopher, Saint: 25; Chronos: 3; Cicones, people of the: 7; Cimmerian, people of the: 10; Circe: 7-8-9; Clement IV, Pope: 24; Cleomedes: 21; Coa, river: 19; “Colón en la ruta de fenicios y cartagineses” (“Columbus on the Route of Phenicians and Carthaginians”): 1; “Columbus on the Route of Phenicians and Carthaginians”: 1; Copernic, Nicholas: 28; Cophen, river: 19; Corte Real, Gaspar de: 25; Cortesao, Armando: 27; “Cosmographie”, Jacques de Vaulx´s work: 26; Crates: 7; “Cratylus”, Plato’s dialog: 1-2; Cresques, Abraham: 24-25; Cuba: 25; Cyclops: 6-7; Cyprus: 6;

D. Dardanelles Strait: 20; “De Compositione Cuadrantis” : 24; De la Cosa, Juan: 25; Demarcation Line: 25-27; Denmark: 6; Dnieper river: 20;

E. Egypt: 16; Elbruz Mounts: 19; England: 28; English Parliament: 28; Equatorial Line: 27-28; Eratosthenes of Cyrene: 1-18-19-20-21-22-24-25-27; Española Island: 25; Etesian winds: 16; Euphrates river: 19; Eumaeus, swineherd: 6; Eurypylus: 2; Europe: 1-17-19;

F. Faial, one of the Azores Islands: 25; Ferghana: 24; Ferrara, Duke of: 23; Flakstadoy, norwegian island: 12; Franciscans: 24;

G. Galilei, Galileo: 28; Ganges, river: 19; George I of England: 28; Gibraltar, the Rock of: 11; Gnomon, astronomical instrument: 17-23-26; “Good Shelter” Island (“Isla Buen Abrigo”): 25; Great Khan: 24; Great Wall: 1; Greece: 2; Greek Fire: 12; Greeks: 1-10-11-12-13-16-17; Greenwich hour: 28; Grosseteste, Robert: 24; Gulf Stream: 10-12;

H. Hades: 8-10; Haffner, L.: 15; Halley, Edmond: 28; Hamaroy, norwegian port: 11; Harrison, John: 28; Hector: 12; Hellespontus, today Dardanelles Strait: 20; Henrique, Infante (Prince) Dom: 25; Hephaestus: 1-16; Hera: 3-6; Heracles: 22; Heracles’ Pilars: 11-19; Heraclitus of Ephesus: 1-2; Herodotus of Halicarnassus: 4-10-17; Hesiodus: 5; Heyerdahl, Thor: 14; Hispaniola Island: 25; Historia de la Cartografía: La Tierra de Papel: 18; History of the Cartography: The Paper Earth: 18; Holywood, John of (Sacroboscus): 24; Homer: 1-2-3-4-5-6-8-10-11-12-13-16-17-21; Hyades stars: 16; Hyperion, god: 9-11;

I. Ibn al-Yayyab: 27; Iceland: 20; Ida, Mount: 12; Idothea, Proteus’ daughter: 16; Iliad: 2-3-4-5-6-12-16-17-21; Ilion: 12; “Imago Mundi” Journal: 27; India: 19; India beyond Ganges: 19; India Extra Gangem: 19; India, narrowest part of : 19; Indic Ocean: 14; Indus river: 19; Infante (Prince) Dom Henrique: 25; Innocent IV, Pope: 24; Issic Gulf (Alexandretta or Iskenderun Gulf): 19;

J. Jaxartes river: 24; Jerome, Saint: 2; Joao II of Portugal: 25; John II of Portugal: 25; John, Saint: 2; Jupiter, planet: 28;

K. Kabul river: 19; Kai Fung Fu, Battle of: 12; Kepler, Johannes: 28; Khujand, city of: 24; Kokand, city of: 24; Kon-Tiki: 14; Konar river: 19; Kongsberg, silver mine: 12; Königsberg: 25;

L. La Plata, Río de: 27; Landegode, norwegian island: 9; Lebu, chilean port: 8; Leiden: 27; Lestrygones, people of the: 7; Lofotodden Cape: 8; Lorraine, René Duke of: 25; Lotophagi, people of the: 7; Lycia: 17;

M. Maelström: 7-8-10-11-13-17; Magallanes, Fernando de: 25; Magellan, Strait of: 25; Malacca: 25-27; Maracaibo Lake: 25; Marine Lung: 7; Marinus of Tyrus: 18-19; Marseille: 20; Martellus, Henricus: 25; Mecca, Holy City of: 24; Mediterranean Sea: 1-7-11-19; Mentes, king of the Taphians: 6; Meroe, city of: 20; Midnight Sun: 7; Minor Asia: 1; Mist Fjord: 10; Moluccas Islands: 25-27; Mongols: 12-16-23-24; Moskenes, Norwegian island: 11-12; Müller, Johannes: 25; Muse: 3; Myanmar: 19;

N. Naga mounts: 19; National Library of Paris: 25; Navel of the Sea: 11; Newton, Sir Isaac: 28; Nigeria: 28; Nile river: 19-21; Nine Books of the History, The: 4-17; North Star: 13; Norway: 5-7-8-12-16-20; Nougier: 15; Nüremberg: 25;

O. Ocean or Okeanos: 8-10; Odyssey: 1-2-3-5-6-7-13; Odysseus: 2-3-4-5-7-9-10-12-13-14; Oedipus the King: 23; Ogygia, Calypso’s Island: 11; Okeanos: 8-10; Old man of the Sea: 1; “Opus Maius”: 24; Orion, constellation: 16; Oxford: 24; Oxus river: 24;

P. Pacific Ocean: 25-27-28; Pamir, mountain knot: 24; Parliament: 28; Patroclus: 2; Pavia, Seminary of: 3; Penelope: 2; Phenicians: 1-5-6-11-15-16-19; Philipp II of Spain: 26; Philipp V of Spain: 28; Pian del Carpine, Giovanni: 24; Piedra del Toro, Chile: 8; Pigaffeta: 25; Piri Re’is: 27; Planudes, Maximus: 18-24; Plataea: 17; Plato: 1-2; Pleiades, stars: 13-16-23; Pliny the Elder: 24; Pole: 28; Pole Star: 13; Polos, astronomical instrument: 21-22-23; Portolani: 24; Portugal: 25-26-27; Posidonius: 18; Priamus, king of Troy: 12; Proteus, the Old Man of the Sea: 1; Ptolemy (Claudius Ptolemaeus): 1-18-19-24-25-26-27; Pytheas of Massalia (Marseille): 7-20;

R. Ralún, Chile: 8; Regiomontanus: 25; Reinel, Pedro: 27; Reloncaví, Estuary of (Chile): 8; René, Duke of Lorraine: 25; Revista General de Marina (General Journal of Navy): 1; Revista de Indias (Journal of Indias): 1; Rhodes: 19-21; Ribeiro: 27; Río de la Plata: 27; Romans: 16; Rome: 18-19; Rost, norwegian island: 8; Rubruk, Williams of : 24;

S. Sacroboscus: 24; Saltstraumen, norwegian whirpool: 10; Salvatti, Cardinal: 27; Santos, brazilian city of: 25; Sao Vicente, brazilian city of: 25; Saragosa, Treaty of (April 22, 1529): 27; Scandinavia: 6-12; Scaphe, astronomical instrument: 21; Scilly Islands: 6; Scylla: 8; Scyths: 24; Shan Hai Jing (The Book of Mountains and Seas): 23; Sicily: 19; Silver, mineral: 12; Sinkiang, China province: 19; Sirdara, Gorge of: 19; Skelton, R.A: 18; Socrates: 1-2; Sophocles: 23; South America: 25; South Pole: 7; Spain: 27-28; Sphinx: 19; Strabo of Amasia: 1-7-10-18-19-20; Sumatra: 27; Sundial: 21; Sweynheym, Conrad: 18; Syene: 21; Syr Darya river: 19-24;

T. Tantalus, the Punishment of: 11; Taphians, people of the: 6; Tarim river: 19; Tehran, capital of Iran: 19; Telemark: 20; Temesa: 6; Terceira, one of the Azores Islands: 25; Teucer Telamonius (Teukros Telamonios): 12; Thales of Miletus: 1; Thames river: 6; Thapsacus, city of: 19; Theodosius, Macrobius: 24; Theoi, gods: 2; Theos, god: 16; Thermopylae, narrow pass: 12; Thrinacia Island: 9; Thule: 16-20; Tiresias: 8; Tonkin, Gulf of: 19; Tordesillas, Treaty of: 25; Traccani, Enciclopedy: 24; Transgangetic India: 19; Tropic: 21-25; Troy: 7-12; Tunisia: 19;

U. Universal History of the Explorations: 15; Ursa, constellation: 13; Utrecht, Treaty of: 28;

V. Vaeroy, norwegian island: 8; Vallvé Bermejo, Joaquín: 27; Vatopédi, Holy Monastery of: 18-24; Vaux, Jacques de: 26; Vespucci, Amerigo: 25; Vietnam: 19; Vulgata: 2;

W. Waldssemüller: 25; Wandering Rocks: 8; Western Fjord: 7-8;

X. Xerxes: 12; Xinjiang, China province: 19;

Y. Yu the Great: 23;

Z. Zeus: 2-3-12-14-16;

 

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1.- Map of the Western Fjord of Norway.

2.- Lofotodden Cape and Vaeroy Island.

3.-Map of the Mist Fjord.

4.-“The long pilars, sustenance of the sky”, in the port of Hamaroy.

5.-Occultation of the Pleiades and rising of Arcturus.

6.-Drawing of a Phoenician ship in Egyptian sarcophagus.

7.- “Ancient Map”, mentioned by Eratosthenes. Greek manuscript of Vatopédi.

8.- “Ancient Map”, latin version of the Renaissance.

9.- Detail of the “Ancient Map”, with longitudinal segments.

10.- Detail of the “Ancient Map”, with latitudinal segments.

11.- Map of Egypt and Marmarica. Greek manuscript of Vatopédi.

12.- “Polos”, according to a drawing of Vitruvius.

13.- Map of America mistakenly attributed to John Cabot.

14.- “Cantino” Map.

15.- Medallion in map attributed to Waldssemüller, with the first geographic representation of America.

16.- Effigy of Behaim with used marine quadrant.

17.- Possible method for setting longitudes.

18.- Reinel´s Circumpolar Map.

19.- Portuguese Map copied by Ribeiro.

20.- “Piri Re’is” Map.

 


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