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" Know that on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California, very close to the side of the Terrestrial Paradise; and it was peopled by black women, without any man among them, for they lived in the fashion of Amazons. "
His Level Best: And Other Stories - Stran 238
avtor: Edward Everett Hale - 1885 - 293 strani
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Natural Resources of ...

1963
...Spanish galleon rode at anchor in San Diego Bay. In 1510, a book published in Spain flatly announced that ". . . on the right hand of the Indies, there is an island called California, very near the Terrestrial Paradise." These words and the legend of El Dorado, the gilded city of spices and treasure,...
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University of California Publications in History, Količina 4 ,Izdaje 2–4

University of California, Berkeley - 1916
...forces where the Sultan and Armato were chief. Chapter CLVII begins in this wise : Know ye that at the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California, very close to that part of the Terrestrial Paradise, which was inhabited by black women without a single...
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California Conquered: The Annexation of a Mexican Province, 1846-1850

Neal Harlow - 1989 - 499 strani
...at its tip was christened California.8 This fanciful name—derived from a popular thriller relating that on the "right hand of the Indies there is an island called California," rich in gold, diamonds, and pearls, and peopled by black women living as Amazons 9 —spread irresistibly...
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A New Significance

...novelist Garcf Ordonez de Montalvo expressed his ideas about the gender possibilities of the New World. "Know that on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California, very close to ... the Terrestrial Paradise; and it was peopled by black women, without any man among them,...
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John Jakes: A Critical Companion

Mary Ellen Jones - 1996 - 225 strani
...from Las Sergds de Esplandidn by Garci Ord6nez de Montalvo, published in Seville in 1510: "Know ye that on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California, very close to the Earthly Paradise." He quotes from James D. Houston's Californians: "I don't think of California...
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Reading the West: New Essays on the Literature of the American West

Michael Kowalewski - 1996 - 304 strani
...exotic island ruled by a queen named Calafia. Montalvo 's description seems eerily prophetic: Know then, that on the right hand of the Indies, there is an island called California, very close to the side of the Terrestrial Paradise, and it was peopled by black women, without any man among...
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Obras completas: Escritos guerra civil y exilio

Fernando de los Ríos - 1997 - 632 strani
...spoke of it and twenty-five years before he visited the lower peninsula. In stanza 157 the poem says, «Know that on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California, very near the terrestrial paradise». I suppose that the discoverers, astonished by the beauty and fertility...
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Trickster in the Land of Dreams

Zeese Papanikolas - 1998 - 184 strani
...and magic enchantments and, hard by the Terrestrial Paradise, a golden island peopled with Amazons. Know that on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California, very close to the side of the Terrestrial Paradise; and it was peopled by black women, without any man among...
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Calling California Home: A Lively Look at What It Means to Be a Californian

Heather Waite - 1999 - 276 strani
...to write home about. Our mythology began long ago. In 1510, Card Ordonez de Montalvo wrote, "Know ye that on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California." Illusion already under way. Our state's mystique is the prism though which the entire world watches,...
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The Chronicles of America Series: The Spanish borderlands

1921
...his two brother monks — the first unarmed mission of the Church upon the soil of the United States. "Know that on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California, very close to the side of the Terrestrial Paradise; and it was peopled by black women, without any man among...
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