Or again," said he, "the author may show himself to be an astronomer, or a skilled cosmographer
, or musician, or one versed in affairs of state, and sometimes he will have a chance of coming forward as a magician if he likes.
Marica Milanesi, Vicenzo Coronelli Cosmographer
Other highlights in this section include a Portuguese six-fold screen map and an illustrated globe by Italian cosmographer
In 1492, Martin Behaim, a German cosmographer
and philosopher, presented a globe to the Welsers and other rich banking and trading houses in Nuremberg to demonstrate the new realities of a radically changing world.
Just prior to Britannia's publication, Ogilby had been appointed 'His Majesty's Cosmographer
and Geographic Printer'--essentially the royal mapmaker to Charles II, having constructed a printing press in his home while rebuilding after losing almost everything in the Great Fire of London.
Sharing, according to the sixteenth-century Aristotelian cosmographer
, Richard Hakluyt, saw trade as being similar to friendship: both were based on a situation of lack.
36) It was a German clergyman and cosmographer
Martin Waldseemuller (Hylacomilus) who loved to make up names even his own (putting together the words "wood," "lake," and "mill," hence "Waldseemiiller") and who worked on a more up-to-date map (a revision of the prior Ptolemaic one) that came to honor Vespucci with creating and adding Vespucci's name to the newly discovered portion of the Mundus Novus.
The Humboldtian cosmographer
was interested in the phenomenon itself--without reference to its place in a system --until he affectively grasped the secrets of that phenomenon, its truth.
In his memorial entitled "Que su magestad debe mandar escribir su historia," the royal cosmographer
, Juan Lopez de Velasco (1530-1598) presented the writing of current history as a state necessity.
He started life as a dancing master but finished as the King's Cosmographer
and Geographic Printer.
By the 1540's, as cosmographer
to the Republic of Venice, he had developed a distinctive style of copper engraving that led to his maps being used as a source by many mapmakers, including Camocio, Bertelli, Forlani, Ramusio, Cock, Luchini and Ortelius.
Francisco de Gomara delimits the territory as extending from the Punta de Bacalaos to the Panuco river--the border that the cosmographer
to Charles V and Philip II, Alonso de Santa Cruz, established for New Spain.