00:01    |    
Initial credits
00:24    |    
Introduction
Battista Agnese atlas
Overview of presentation
05:27    |    
Portolan charts
Oldest surviving portolan chart
Origin
Time line
Caribbean Sea
Earliest portolan chart of the New World
Cantino map
Peter Martyr map
First maps with Central American coastline
Alessandro Zorzi's map
16:47    |    
Portolan charts of the Bay of Honduras
First portolan chart
Castiglioni chart
Pedro Reinel chart
Girolamo Verranzano chart
Jean Rotz atlas
Vallard atlas
Portuguese charts
Bartolomeu Velho chart
Diogo Homen chart
Fernão Vaz Dourado chart
Joan Martines chart
Jacques Dousaigo atlas
Dutch charts
English charts
Last portolan charts
Mercator projection
Printed maps
Volcanic chain map
38:45    |    
Question and answer period
Vallard atlas at the Huntington Library
What would a map of the Yucatan 2,000 years ago look like?
How accurate was the last chart you showed us? How much was known about the Pacific coast in the 16th century?
How did the Spanish policy of secrecy affect their production of portolan charts?
Who was the artist of the Peter Martyr portrait?
Did the Treaty of Tordesillas affect the production of Portuguese charts?
Did Lake Nicaragua have an outlet to the Caribbean Sea?
Would you comment on the production of sea charts after 1550?
52:20    |    
Coastal variants and the port of Veracruz
53:12    |    
Final words
53:34    |    
Final credits



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Portolan Charts of the Bay of Honduras

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Portolan Charts of the Bay of Honduras
Richard Pflederer

Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Auditorium
Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Guatemala, February 6, 2007

New Media - UFM production. Guatemala, February 2007
Camera 1: Jorge Samayoa; camera 2: Joni Vásquez; digital editing: Rodrigo Escalante; index: Christiaan Ketelaar; content revisers: Katty Schellenger, Jennifer Keller; publication: Pedro David España


Richard Pflederer is adjunct professor at Old Dominion University. An avid scholar of portolan charts, Pflederer has published numerous articles…

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