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Conquerors & explorers

by Ross, Stewart.

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Published by Copper Beech Books in Brookfield, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Explorers -- Juvenile literature,
  • Explorers

  • About the Edition

    Examines the facts and myths surrounding the explorations of Odysseus, Christopher Columbus, Neil Armstrong, and others.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesConquerors and explorers
    Statementwritten by Stewart Ross ; illustrated by McRae Books.
    SeriesFact or fiction
    ContributionsMcRae Books.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG175 .R68 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL979718M
    ISBN 100761305327, 0761305092
    LC Control Number96017157

    Conquistadors (also spelled conquistadores) (/ k ɒ n ˈ k (w) ɪ s t ə d ɔːr /, also US: /-ˈ k iː s-, k ɒ ŋ ˈ-/, Spanish: [koŋkistaˈðoɾ], Portuguese: [kũkiʃtɐˈdoɾ, kõkiʃtɐˈðoɾ]; from Spanish and Portuguese for '"conqueror"') were the knights, soldiers and explorers of the Spanish Empire and the Portuguese Empire. During the Age of Discovery, conquistadors sailed beyond. Conquistador, any of the leaders in the Spanish conquest of America, especially of Mexico and Peru, in the 16th century. The conquest of Mexico was carried out by Hernan Cortes, who landed at Veracruz in ; Peru was conquered by Francisco Pizarro and Diego del Almagro, which began in

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