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.

Context

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

Citation:
Editors. "World map names America after Amerigo Vespucci". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=9872, accessed 09 December 2016.]