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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. They were of... "
Narrative and Critical History of America: Spanish explorations and ... - Stran 446
uredili: - 1886
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The Atlantic Monthly, Količina 13

1864
...been lost on the next day, but that where the danger came, there the safety came also. Know, then, that, on the right hand of the Indies, there is an...was peopled by black women, without any man among them, for they lived in the fashion of Amazons. They were of strong and hardy bodies, of ardent courage...
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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...
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University of California Publications in History

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 man among...
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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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Great California Stories

Arthur Grove Day - 1991 - 268 strani
...1904- . PS57I.C2G7 1990 813'. 010832794 — dc20 90-37672 CIP AC In 1510 a Spanish romancer described an island called California, "very close to the side of the Terrestrial Paradise." It was inhabited by Amazons, and even the harnesses of the beasts they rode were gold. Thus began the...
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Reading the West: New Essays on the Literature of the American West

Michael Kowalewski - 1996 - 320 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...was peopled by black women, without any man among them, for they lived in the fashion of Amazons. They were of strong and hardy bodies, of ardent courage...
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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, for they lived...
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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 as...
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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...was peopled by black women, without any man among them, for they lived in the fashion of Amazons. They were of strong and hardy bodies, of ardent courage...
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