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Celebrating The Naming Of America At St. Die

From June 4, 1911


CELEBRATING THE NAMING OF AMERICA AT ST. DIE: Four Hundredth Anniversary of the Death of Mathias Ringmann, Who First Suggested the Name of This Continent in His “Introductio Cosmographiae.” (PDF)

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May 31st, 2011 at 9:50 am

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  1. It’s funny how the Waldseemüller map (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universalis_Cosmographia) is barely mentioned as an afterthought in this article, while the work that is focused on (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmographiae_Introductio) seems to have fallen into obscurity — including the view that this was authored by Ringmann.


    31 May 11 at 10:09 PM

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