Aside from the annotations which are often trivial and as partial as the book itself, the English translation, “History of the New World by Girolamo Benzoni”. The Milanese Benzoni journeyed to the New World in , visiting the Antilles, Central America, the west coast of South America, and Guatemala. His Historia. The Milanese Girolamo Benzoni published his Historia del mondo nuovo in fact that Benzoni reveals himself in his text as an unmistakable opponent of the.

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Check out the top books of the girolmo on our page Best Books of Among the more populous and urban societies of Mesoamerica and the Andes, however, the imposition of Spanish authority frequently benefited from existing social and political structures.

Benzoni was translated into Dutch in Saint of the Day St. The California Network Inspiring streaming service. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Girolamo Benzoni

But beyond that, Europeans rendered the utterly unknown into something culturally identifiable. Mailing List Subscribe to our mailing list and be notified about new titles, journals and catalogs.

Exactly what he was doing in the Giroamo World is not clear: Defending the Conquest Timothy F. Major conquests during this period included Puerto RicoJamaicaPanamaand Cuba We chose to translate the second edition, published by Piero and Franceso Tini in Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.


The New Laws banned the enslavement and conscription to mines of indios and outlawed the inheritance of encomienda grants, among other provisions. It was at the time when the controversy concerning the treatment of the Indians was hottest, and a work, written by one who had just returned from the New World after a stay of fifteen years could not fail to attract attention.

Hi readers, it seems you use Catholic Online a lot; that’s great! Reading 1, First John 2: The publication in Europe of accounts detailing the conquests had increased the pace of immigration to the Americas even as new conquests continued to expand Spanish territorial control. Paul Peter bernadette Christopher Francis St.

The History of the New World : Benzoni’s Historia del Mondo Nuovo

At least fourteen Dutch editions benzon in the seventeenth century alone. From Hispaniola, expansion took two paths. Several editions were published in rapid succession; translations were made into English as well as into several other languages.

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The Spanish conquest of the Americas proceeded slowly. Benzoni was a merchant. Information Learn about Catholic world. Benzoni also used the idiomatic Mori Moorsin reference to all Africans and people of African descent in the New World, regardless of their actual place of origin.

The simultaneous ending of the Reconquista and the discovery of the New World allowed for a seamless transition between the conquest of Iberia and girolaamo in the Americas.


He packed his thousands of ducats and left, set to retrace his steps to Europe.


My email address is webmaster at newadvent. Benzoni’s references to crucial themes in colonial history and his unsubtle discourse regarding the Spanish conquests will certainly stimulate classroom discussions ranging from the Black Legend debate to the usefulness and pitfalls of firsthand travel accounts.

Learning to Love, Pray and Live in the Benzoni, while not unsuccessful in what he undertook, conceived an inveterate hatred of the Spanish people and Government and in return for the protection given bsnzoni and for favors which he was compelled reluctantly to acknowledge, wrote and published a book of diatribes and accusations against Spain in America.

Although the relative size of readership cannot be determined, the popularity of The History of the New World certainly rivaled or exceeded that of the Short Account during the second half of the sixteenth century.

Few poor men became conquistadors; most who participated in the conquest had some training as tradesmen or artisans.