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" ... who never could be secure of Universal Sway till Carthage was laid in Ruins. The Venetians, by being possessed of the Trade of the East, were able to give Laws to Italy, and dispute Conquests with the mighty Ottoman Port ; but as soon as they were... "
Elements of Useful Knowledge: Containing a Historical and Geographical ... - Page 176
by Noah Webster - 1806 - 294 pages
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The Flowers of Modern Travels: Being Elegant, Entertaining and ..., Volume 1

John Adams - Voyages and travels - 1816
...andFlorenee by its manufactures^ possessed the whole trade of Europe, Persia, and the Indies ; but the discovery of a passage to the East, by the Cape of Good-Hope, and the settlements of the Portugnes in India, proved fatal to the republic of Venice. Lisbon...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 39

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1829
...period embraces the five following events : — the revival of learning ; the invention of printing ; the discovery of a passage to the East by the Cape of Good Hope ; the discovery of a new world in the West ; and the rise and progress of the Reformation. Singly considered,...
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A Universal Biographical Dictionary, Containing the Lives of the Most ...

Charles N. Baldwin - Biography - 1833 - 444 pages
...died a 1550. TOSCANELLA, Paul, an eminent nstrononer, who is supposed to have formed the first dea of a passage to the East, by the Cape of Good Hope ; he died about 1490. TOSTATUS, Alphonse, a doctor, of SalaĦanca, and bishop of Avilla, distinguished...
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A Universal Biographical Dictionary: Containing the Lives of the Most ...

Charles N. Baldwin - Biography - 1842 - 444 pages
...died n 1550. TOSCANELLA, Paul, an eminent aslrononer, who is supposed to have formed the first dea of a passage to the East, by the Cape of Good Hope ; he died about 1490. TOSTATUS, Alphonso, a doctor, of Sala-, manca, and bishop of Avilla, distinguished...
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An Accompaniment to Mitchell's Map of the World, on Mercator's Projection ...

Samuel Augustus Mitchell - Geography - 1846 - 563 pages
...north-east from the straits of Babelmandel. In the 15th century it was the chief emporium of Arabia; hut the discovery of a passage to the East by the Cape of Good Hope destroyed its pre! eminence, and gradually reduced its population, which 200 years ago amounted to...
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A Journey Round the World in the Years 1875-1876-1877

John Henry Gray - Voyages and travels - 1879 - 612 pages
...commercial importance was almost destroyed by the discovery on the part of Vasco di Gama, in 1497, of a passage to the East by the Cape of Good Hope. The construction of the Suez Canal by M. Lesseps, has made it once more the high road of nations. It...
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