Spain enters the age of discovery

Miller, Brandon Marie
January 1992
Calliope;Jan/Feb92, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p12
Relates the adventures of the Spanish explorer Vasco Nunez de Balboa and the influence of Spain's King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella. Entry of Spain into the Age of Discovery; Portugal as the first European country to encourage exploration; Balboa's exploration of the northern shore of South America; Balboa's founding of the town of Santa Maria de la Antigua.


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