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Of a very notable case that happened a few years ago to one Antonio de Palenzuela on the coast of Tierra Firme.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0019
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes a very notable case of an event that happened a few years previous to the writing of this case to one Antonio de Palenzuela on the coast of Tierra Firme.


Of the Strange Case of Juan de Lepe, subsequently a resident of this city of Santo Domingo, on the island of Hispaniola; of how he was lost in Tierra Firme where a shipwreck left him among the wild Carib bowmen; and how miraculously God and his own courage rescued him from among them.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes the strange case of Juan de Lepe, subsequently a resident of Santo Domingo, on the island of Hispaniola. It relates how he was lost in Tierra Firme where a shipwreck left him ... More


Of the Unfortunate fate of a certain fleet from which thirty companions were cast ashore in Tierra Firme and, for lack of food, ate each other until from the thirty only three remained alive; all of which happened as now will be succinctly related.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter relates the unfortunate fate of a certain fleet from which thirty companions were cast ashore in Tierra Firme and, for lack of food, ate each other until from the original thirty only ... More


Of the misfortune that befell a captain named Benito Hurtado and his people at sea and on land in Tierra Firme in the settling of the province of Cheriquí and in other parts through which they passed.1

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes the misfortune that befell a captain named Benito Hurtado and his people at sea and on land in Tierra Firme in the settling of the province of Cheriquí and in other parts ... More


Of the caravel they call the Taviras' for the marvelous thing that Will Be recounted here that God and His Glorious Mother did for these women and for other persons who were involved In this shipwreck.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

In the year 1519 a caravel bound for these islands left the city and harbor of Santa María de la Antigua del Darién, which is in Tierra Firme on the Gulf of Urabá in the jurisdiction of Castilla del ... More


Of the father and son who were adrift on a plank until the father died; and how the son escaped.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter recounts how in 1513, a ship from Spain bound for Hispaniola went off course and ran aground on the coast of Tierra Firme near the Río Grande, which is west of Santa Marta harbor. ... More


Of a Portuguese youth who, while traveling on a ship under full sail in fine weather, dove into the water wearing a balaclava to swim to another ship of the fleet; and how, by god's mercy, he was picked up by a ship following a quarter of a league behind.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter relates the incident of a rash youth from Portugal who demonstrated his foolishness and God showed His mercy in the face of that youth's vanity. In the year 1514 Governor Pedrarias ... More


Of the several wrecks of Cristóbal de sanabria, of seville, who now is a resident of this city of Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola, and of the others who were with him; and because the story is long it is contained in fourteen paragraphs or parts.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0021
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes the several shipwrecks of Cristóbal de Sanabria, of Seville, who at the time this case was written was a resident of Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola, and of the ... More


Of a ship that was lost on the coast of Tierra Firme: how the Sailors took the Ship's, boat, abandoned the passengers, and were not seen again; how the passengers built a small boat from the Ship's planking; how they reached such a state of starvation that they drew lots to determine who would be eaten; and how the survivors were saved.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

In 1513, a ship left the harbor of Santo Domingo bound for Darién. This was a city a league from the coast of the Gulf of Urabá in the province called Cemaco only recently won by the Christians. The ... More


Twilight of Imperial Emeralds

Kris Lane

in Colour of Paradise: Emeralds in the Age of the Gunpowder Empires

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300161311
eISBN:
9780300164701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300161311.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the San Jose, flagship of the treasure fleet Tierra Firme, and how it was sunk by an English squadron just as it was reaching Cartagena de Indias from Portobello, on the coast ... More


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