Guerra Santa - As Viagens Épicas de Vasco da Gama e o Ponto de Viragem em Séculos de Confrontos entre Civilizações [NOOK Book]

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Guerra Santa é uma história épica de espiões, intrigas e traições. E é também uma interpretação nova e radical das viagens pioneiras de Vasco da Gama, encaradas como o ponto de viragem na luta entre a cristandade e o islão. Em 1498, um jovem capitão navegou de Portugal, circum-navegou África, atravessou o oceano Índico e descobriu o caminho marítimo para a Índia e, com isso, o acesso à riqueza do Oriente. Foi a mais longa viagem conhecida da História. O presente livro revela uma inesperada verdade: a de que tanto...
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Guerra Santa - As Viagens Épicas de Vasco da Gama e o Ponto de Viragem em Séculos de Confrontos entre Civilizações

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Overview

Guerra Santa é uma história épica de espiões, intrigas e traições. E é também uma interpretação nova e radical das viagens pioneiras de Vasco da Gama, encaradas como o ponto de viragem na luta entre a cristandade e o islão. Em 1498, um jovem capitão navegou de Portugal, circum-navegou África, atravessou o oceano Índico e descobriu o caminho marítimo para a Índia e, com isso, o acesso à riqueza do Oriente. Foi a mais longa viagem conhecida da História. O presente livro revela uma inesperada verdade: a de que tanto Vasco da Gama como o seu rival Cristóvão Colombo se fizeram ao mar para iniciar uma Cruzada, com o objetivo de alcançar as Índias; controlar o mercado de especiarias, sedas e pedras preciosas; e reclamar para Portugal e Espanha, respetivamente, todos os territórios descobertos. Vasco da Gama triunfou na sua missão e criou uma linha divisória entre as eras históricas dos muçulmanos e dos cristãos - conhecidas, no Ocidente, como as eras medieval e moderna.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789724745206
  • Publisher: TEXTO
  • Publication date: 4/10/2012
  • Language: Portuguese
  • Sold by: Grupos Editorial Leya
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 4 MB

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