Terra Incognita: the 1339 Discovery of America — Nicholas C. Rossis

As The Economist reports, a paper for the academic journal Terrae Incognitae by Paolo Chiesa, a professor of Medieval Latin Literature at Milan University, reveals that an Italian monk referred to America in a book he wrote as early as the starts of the 14th century. The monk referred to the continent as Markland (Latinised to […]

Terra Incognita: the 1339 Discovery of America — Nicholas C. Rossis