World map names America after Amerigo Vespucci (13 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.


Martin Waldseemuller's Cosmographiae Introductio is the first to call the New World America.

Editors. "World map names America after Amerigo Vespucci". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[, accessed 21 October 2016.]