Giovanni da verrazano the cèllere codex (officially, del viaggio del verrazzano nobile fiorentino al servizio di francesco i, ri de francia, fatto nel 1524 all'america settentrionale , also morgan ms ma 776 )  is one of three surviving copies of a manuscript originally created in 1524. Giovanni da verrazzano ( italian pronunciation: [dʒoˈvanni da verratˈtsaːno] , sometimes also incorrectly spelled verrazano ) (1485-1528) was an italian explorer   of north america, in the service of king francis i of france. This is italian explorer giovanni da verrazzano, who sailed into the narrows in 1524, decades before henry hudson unfortunately, he miscalculated and thought the harbor was a big lake, so he left an existing sketch of david steinman's proposal for the narrows span. Leaving the island of madeira on january 17, 1524 italian giovanni da verrazano (jean de verrazane), sailing under a french flag explored the coast of america as far south as the 34th parallel he is occasionally recognized as the first explorer to reach georgia.
giovanni da verrazano nusrat begum social studies 711 giovanni da verrazano was one of the many european explorers that explored the new world, he explored northern eastern part of the present day us which are north carolina, new york, maine, canada verrazano was also an italian navigator who boarded voyages along with he was a florentine. Among the most successful were john cabot, giovanni da verrazano, francis drake, francisco vasquez de coronado, francisco pizarro, and w: david wang/david wang the treaty of tordesillas [ edit ] by the end of the 16th century, spain and portugal dominated trade and territories in asia and the americas. The company will also show its giovanni verrazano collection, named after the florentine explorer from the 16th century. Giovanni da verrazzano not much is know about the life of verrazzano , except that he came from the area around florence and by the early years of the 16 th century he had moved to normandy, france.
2 from this point of view, one of the most interesting cases is that of florentine navigator giovanni da verrazzano3 except for the small, albeit significant, new pieces of evidence provided by american librarian lawrence c wroth, british historian david b quinn, american historical geographer norman thrower, and french historians michel. Giovanni da verrazano florentine explorer of north america, in the service of king francis i of france renowned as the first european since the norse expeditions to north america around ad 1000 to explore the atlantic coast of north america between florida and new brunswick, including new york bay and narragansett bay. Giovanni da verrazano was born around 1485 near val di greve, 30 miles south of florence, italy around 1506 or 1507, he began pursuing a maritime career, and in the 1520s, he was sent by king francis i of france to explore the east coast of north america for a route to the pacific.
Giovanni da verrazzano was bornon 1485 in greve in chianti, italian, is explorer giovanni da verrazzano was an italian explorer who net worth 2018 is. The era known as the age of exploration, sometimes called the age of discovery, officially began in the early 15th century and lasted through the 17th century the period is characterized as a time when europeans began exploring the world by sea in search of new trading routes, wealth, and knowledge. In this nov 2, 2012 file photo, the staten island side of the verrazano-narrows bridge is dark and the brooklyn side still has lights in the wake of superstorm sandy the metropolitan transportation authority says that it would be too expensive to correct the spelling of the bridge's name so it matches that of the italian explorer giovanni da verrazzano, whom the bridge is named after. Verrazzano (janus verrazanus, the one extant signature on a deed dated 11 may 1526, now in the archives at rouen, is generally conceded to be a latinized form of the original italian spelling), giovanni da, explorer, navigator, merchant adventurer, the first european, according to authentic record, to sail the coast of america from florida to newfoundland b.
Whether that is true or not, it certainly was not the case 450 years ago, when the italian explorer giovanni da verrazano sailed into new york harbour - the first european ever to do so multitudes of the natives came to us, verrazano reported. 1500-1525 1520 pedro de quexoia leads a spanish expedition from santo domingo that explores the coastal region 1524 florentine explorer giovanni da verrazano explores for france along what is now the north carolina coast. Giovanni da verrazzano (italian pronunciation: [dʒoˈvanni da verratˈtsaːno] sometimes also wrongly spelled verrazano) (1485-1528) was an italian explorer of north america, in the service of king francis i of france.
16th century florentine explorer giovanni da verrazano when completed the verrazano-narrows bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world measuring 13,700 feet (4,176 m) the structure spans the narrows, a body of water connecting the upper bay with the larger, wide open lower bay of new york. Giovanni da verrazzano's name belongs on the same marquee as the great navigators cristoforo colombo, giovanni caboto and amerigo vespucci da verrazzano - explorer, navigator, ethnographer, and merchant adventurer - was the first european to explore the atlantic coast of north america between south carolina and nova scotia. While the vikings colonized newfoundland briefly ca ad 1000, and the italian mariner john cabot reached the great banks fisheries in the 1490s, giovanni verrazano was the first european to sail up the mid-atlantic coast, passing through and, at some points, describing the region of future early english colonies. European penetration of the chesapeake region began early in the 16th century, with the expeditions of giovanni da verrazano, a florentine navigator, and the spaniard lucas vázquez de ayllón captain john smith, leader of the english settlement at jamestown, virginia, was the first english explorer of chesapeake bay (1608) and produced a map.