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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The captain caused food and drink to be given to this giant, then they showed him some things, amongst others, a steel mirror.

In the island belonging to the king who came to the ship there are mines of gold, which they find in pieces as big as a walnut or an egg, by seeking in the ground. Views Read Edit View history. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. The captain spoke at length on the subject of peace, and prayed Joutnal to confirm it in heaven.

They find themselves the better from the use of this fruit because it refreshes them much, for this country is very hot, so that they could not live without it.

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These people have their hair cut short and clipped in the manner of monks with a tonsure: From this fruit milk also can be made, as we experienced, for we scraped this marrow and then put it with its water, joournal passed it through a cloth, and thus it was milk like joyrnal of goats. During this time of two months and twelve days we navigated between west and north-west maestraland a quarter west of north-west, and iournal north-west, until we came to the equinoctial line, which was at [a point] one hundred and johrnal degrees distant from the line of repartition.

They then answered that they wished first to speak to their king, and then would become Christians. The University of Melbourne. Listen to this page. The second old woman takes one of the strips of palm cloth, and dances, and also sounds her trumpet; thus they dance and sound their trumpets for a short space of time, saying several things to the sun. During this jouurnal the one of the giants who had untied his hands came back from where he had been, with another giant, and they seeing their companion wounded on the head, said nothing at that moment, but next morning they spoke in their language to the women, and immediately all ran away together, and the smallest ran faster than the biggest, and they left all their chattels.

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The captain gave good entertainment to the men who came to his ship, and gave them all sorts of things, on which account the king wished to give the captain a rather large bar of solid gold, and a chest [] full of ginger. The king promised that all this should be done, because he truly believed in Jesus Christ. The first king said that he would go himself and conduct him to this port, and be his pilots but that he should wait two days, until he had had his rice gathered in and done other things which he had to do, begging him to lend him some of his men so as to get done sooner.


Diary of Karl D. At last they said they did not know what more to answer to so many good and beautiful words which he spoke to them, but that they placed themselves in his hands, and that he should do with them as with his own servants. When we saw them we were all amazed and astonished, for they had the breasts half an ell [45] long, and had their faces painted, and were dressed like the men.

This river comes and falls into the sea near the other river of the Sardines. It is to be noted that all and as many times as that light which represents the said St. This kind of people are gentle, and go naked, and are painted. The captain gave to the prince some very fine cloth and a red cap, and a quantity of glass and a cup of gilt glass. Under these the women I have mentioned sat down covered with white cotton cloth. The captain, on hearing him speak, gave great thanks to God.

Burns Diary of John P. These kind of people, both men and women, are not very black, but rather brown, [31] and they openly show their shame, and have no hair on the whole of their bodies.

A short time after we sent a boat well supplied with men and provisions to discover the cape of the other sea: These carry their children fastened to their neck, and they are inside a thing made of cotton in the manner of a net. The Journal of Pigafetta begins with this introduction: When they wished to leave us they took leave of the captain and of us with very good manners and gracefulness, promising us to come back to see us.

Their husbands go with them, and carry a bow of vergin, [34] or of black palm, with a handful of arrows of cane. But they wore a small skin before them to cover themselves. They only half cook their victuals, and salt them very much, which makes them drink a great deal; and they drink much with reeds, sucking the wine from the vessels.

Sometimes he set a lantern, sometimes a thick cord of reeds [8] was lighted, which was called trenche. It must be known that when we wounded antoniio of this kind of people with our arrows, which entered inside their bodies, they looked at the arrow, and then drew it forth with much astonishment, and immediately afterwards they died.

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Besides the above-mentioned things, this one who was in the ship with us, told us by signs that he had seen devils with two horns on their heads, and long hair down to their feet, and who threw out fire from their mouths and rumps. 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.

The interpreter said to him that this captain, on account of being captain of so great a king as his was, would not pay tribute to any sovereign in the world; and that if he wished for peace he would have peace, and if he wished for war he would have war.

This country is from the cape St. The pattern of their small boats is painted here-after, they are like the fuseleres, [] but narrower.

Gutierrez Daily Diary of Lyndon B. And we saw some of these women, who cried out and tore their hair, and I believe [] that it was for the love of those whom we had killed. Other suppliers National Library of Australia – Copies Direct The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions.

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One day the queen came with all her state. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. This isle is named Zamal.

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: Open to the public SF In one of these we burned a village because the inhabitants would not obey either the king or us.

All anntonio words are pronounced in the throat, because they pronounce them thus.