Amerigo Vespucci

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Amerigo Vespucci

(Italian ameˈriːɡo vesˈputtʃi)
n
(Biography) See Vespucci

Ves•puc•ci

(vɛˈspu tʃi, -ˈspyu-)

n.
Amerigo, (Americus Vespucius), 1451–1512, Italian explorer after whom America was named.
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Noun1.Amerigo Vespucci - Florentine navigator who explored the coast of South AmericaAmerigo Vespucci - Florentine navigator who explored the coast of South America; America was named in his honor (1454-1512)
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In preparing his world map, of which the full title is Universal Cosmography according to the Tradition of Ptolemy and the Voyages of Americo Vespucci and others, Waldseemuller had to consider how to incorporate the New World discoveries of Columbus and Vespucci into the Ptolemaic cosmography.
Se dice que la primera descripcion del empleo de la cocaina se encuentra en las memorias del viajero florentino Americo Vespucci (1451-1512) y que los primeros estudios experimentales en animales fueron realizados por el cirujano peruano Moreno y Maiz (2).
El segundo capitulo se dedica a examinar la representacion discursiva de los nativos americanos en los escritos de Cristobal Colon y Americo Vespucci, enfocandose en la construccion textual del cuerpo indigena en clara oposicion al sujeto masculino heterosexual que lo escribe.