Verrazzano


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Ver·ra·za·no

or Ver·raz·za·no  (vĕr′ə-zä′nō, -rä-tsä′-), Giovanni da 1485?-1528?
Italian explorer of the Atlantic coast of North America.
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Noun1.Verrazzano - Florentine navigator who explored the eastern coast of North America (circa 1485-1528)Verrazzano - Florentine navigator who explored the eastern coast of North America (circa 1485-1528)
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Hedge fund, Verrazzano Capital, is to return cash to investors as the firm is converting into a family office, Bloomberg has reported.
Verrazzano did not return to France until July 1524, so it is doubtful the gores are from Schoner's globe of 1523.
THE FIRST EUROPEAN TO SEE MOUNT WASHINGTON WAS GIOVANNI DA VERRAZZANO, AN ITALIAN EXPLORER, WHO SPOTTED ' HIGH INTERIOR MOUNTAINS" AS HE SAILED THE COAST DURING HIS 1524 VOYAGE TO THE NEW WORLD.
A preuve, comme le fait Garneau dans son ouvrage, Tache inscrit erronement le nom de << Verazani >> dans les boiseries, plutot que << Verrazzano >>.
It was first applied in the New World by Italian navigator Giovanni da Verrazzano, who sailed up the east coast of the New World from Cape Fear to Cape Breton in 1524 and gave the name Arcadia to the territory now known as Massachusetts.
A questo mondo colto devono essere appartenuti gli "eccellenti letterati francesi" (Ramusio 5: 16) che inviano al segretario le copie manoscritte della relazione di Giovanni da Verrazzano sulle coste atlantiche nordamericane (1524), di una descrizione di queste ultime e di Sumatra probabilmente da far risalire a Crignon (che vi era stato nel 1529 al seguito di Parmentier), e della relazione del primo viaggio di Cartier in Canada nel 1534.
Giovanni da Verrazzano was also from a prominent Florentine family and was renowned as the first European to travel to North America since the Norse expeditions.
He wrote his treatise on music for the Milanese Cardinal Ascanio Maria Sforza, who was an accomplished musician himself, with the single surviving manuscript, illuminated by the great Attavante degli Attavanti and written by one of the most famous Quattrocento calligraphers, Alessandro da Verrazzano, being worthy of presentation to the brother of Lodovico the Moor.
The Westchester area--explored first by Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano in 1524--is now the seventh wealthiest county in the nation, and the second in New York State outside Manhattan.
Cortreal, the Englishman Sebastian Cabot, and Giovanni da Verrazzano and
And rather than rounding up the usual suspects of early exploration as he does, from Columbus to Verrazzano to Raleigh, Nicholls could have revealed earlier English ambitions toward the St.