Antonio. Pigafetta wrote one of the most influential journals of the 16th century in , which recorded the events of the Mallegan voyage around the world. About the diary: The version used here is The First Voyage Round the World by Antonio Pigafetta, translated by Lord Stanley of Alderley as reproduced in. By Antonio Pigafetta. Original text, with translation, notes and bibliography by James Alexander Robertson. (Cleveland: Arthur H. Clark Company.

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It includes 23 beautifully drawn and illuminated maps. Burns Diary of Pigaftta P. One of the companions of this giant, who would never come to the ship, on seeing the other coming back with our people, came forward and ran to where the other giants dwelled. Our men had cross-bows and guns, [51] but they never could hit one of these giants, because they did not stand still in one place, but leaped hither and thither.

Lazarus, because we stayed there on the day and feast of St. Nevertheless when they saw the trick which had been played them, they began to be enraged, [48] and to foam like bulls, crying out very loud Setebos, jokrnal that is to say, the great devil, that he should help them.

The First Voyage Round the World/Pigafetta’s Account of Magellan’s Voyage

After that, our men buried the man who had been killed, and set fire to the place where those giants had left their chattels. It is the first recorded document concerning the language.

The captain therefore said to him that if God permitted him to return another time to this country, he would bring so many men that he would put them by force under his obedience. There was a problem adding your email address. I omit relating many other strange things, not to be too prolix; however, I will not forget to say that mass was said twice on shore, where there were many people of the said country, who remained on their knees, and their hands joined in great reverence, during the mass, so that it was a pleasure and a subject of compassion to see them.

The captain took the king by the hand, and they walked about on the scaffolding, and when he was baptised he said that he would name him [] Don Charles, as the emperor his sovereign was named; and he named the prince Don Fernand, after the brother of the emperor, and the King of Mazzava Jehan: James which he wore, he promised them to cause them to have perpetual peace with the King of Spain, at which the prince and the others promised him the same.

Be the first to add this to a list. Therefore our people made them signs to come to the ship and that they would help them to carry their bundles. It was built on great timbers high above the ground, and it was necessary to go up steps and ladders to it. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile antonlo by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.


Five of the most showy [] of them remained with us, the others who remained with the boat went to call some men who were fishing, and afterwards all of them came together. This beast [42] has its head and ears of the size of a mule, and the neck and body of the fashion of a camel, the legs of a deer, and the tail like that of a horse, and it neighs like a horse. There are also some pigs which have their navel on the back, [33] and large birds which have their beak like a spoon, and they have no tongue.

The most respected women of the country came to the house of the deceased, in the midst of which lay the corpse in a chest; round which were stretched cords after the manner of an enclosure, and many branches of trees were tied to these cords: These carry their children fastened to their neck, and they are inside a thing made of cotton in the manner of a net. Angara About Edward P. The ancient drawing was based on a statue in the Civic Museum of Vicenza, originally coming from St.

After peace had been concluded, the captain had refreshments served to them. After that we had passed the equinoctial line, towards the south, we lost the star of the tramontana, and we navigated between the south and Garbin, which is the collateral wind [or point] between south and west; and we crossed as far as a country named Verzin, which is in twenty-four degrees and a half of the antarctic sky.

This man had a voice like a bull, and whilst this man was at the ship his companions carried off all their goods which they had to a castle further off, from fear of us. These 3 locations in Australian Capital Territory: The captain on that occasion approved of the gift which I had made to the queen of the image of the Infant Jesus, and recommended her to put it in the place of her idols, because it was a remembrancer of the Son of God.

And when he wished to take a tack on account of the change of weather, or if the wind was contrary, or if he wished to make less way, he had two lights shown; and if he wished the others to lower their small sail, [10] which was a part of the sail attached to the great sail, he showed three lights.

Open to the public ; I was assured that this custom was jojrnal by a pilot, named John Carvagio, who was in our company, and had remained four years in this place; it is also to be observed that the inhabitants of this place, both men and women, are accustomed to paint themselves with fire, all over the body, and also the face. She came with forty ladies, and we conducted them on to the scaffolding; then made her sit down on a cushion, and her women around her, until the priest was ready.


Their pifafetta are certain fruits named Cochi, Battate; there are birds, figs a palm long, [] sweet canes, and flying fish. When he saw me write these names after him, and ask for others he understood what I was doing with my pen in my hand.

Description This manuscript volume, dating from arounddetails Ferdinand Magellan’s voyage around the world in It is to be noted pigacetta all and as many times as that light which represents the said St. After the cross had been planted on that mountain, each one said the Paternoster and Ave Maria, and adored it, and the kings did the like. James of the Swordwho had performed several voyages in the ocean sea in which he had behaved very honourably as a good manI set out with many others in my favour from Barcelona, where at the time the Emperor was, and came by sea as far as Malaga, and thence I went away by land until I arrived at the said city of Seville.

James, was lost in going to discover the coast; all the men, however, were saved by a miracle, for they were hardly wet at all. The other women sat sadly round the room. The wife of the prince, daughter of this queen, had the name of Catherine, the Queen of Mazzava Isabella, and the others each their name.

Then we went down below to where their boats were. Bell Diary of Clinton S.

Seeing that it was not a corner, but a strait of land, they went further on and found a bay, then going still further they found another strait and another bay larger than the first two, at which, being very joyous, they suddenly returned backwards to tell it to the captain-general.

When this giant was unwell [92] he asked for the cross, and embraced and kissed it much, and he wished to become a Christian before his death, and we named him Paul. Then the king ordered to be brought a dish of pig’s flesh and wine. When the king arrived he was much astonished at our navigation, the captain-general bade him come on board his ship with some of his principal people, at which they were much pleased. When he was brought before the captain he was clothed with the skin of a certain beast, which skin was very skilfully sewed.

Our men brought eighteen of these giants, both men and women, whom they placed in two divisions, half on one side of the port, and the other half at the other, to hunt the said animals.