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History of the Azores, or Western islands

Ashe, Thomas

History of the Azores, or Western islands

containing an account of the government, laws, and religion, the manners, ceremonies, and character of the inhabitants, and demonstrating the importance of these valuable islands to the British empire

by Ashe, Thomas

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Published by printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Azores -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Edited by Joseph T. Haydn.

    Statementillustrated by maps and other engravings.
    ContributionsHaydn, Joseph Timothy, 1786 or 7-1856., Sherwood, Neely and Jones (Firm),
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDP702.A86 A88
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, v, 310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22980276M


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Two of the islands, Terceira and Sao Miguel, each had a Jewish community for at least years. The azores archipelago sits around 1, kilometres from mainland Portugal and consists of nine islands.

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London, J. Van Voorst, Actually, the geographical uniqueness of the Western Group is mirrored in its political structure, because unlike the other islands, Flores and Corvo constituted a single fiefdom that King Afonso V handed in to his uncle D.

Afonso, Duke of Bragança and Count of Barcelos. The best of the Azores islands for beaches, Sao Miguel boasts more than 20 volcanic, black sand beaches of varying sizes.

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Guill: Publisher: Golden Shield Publications, Golden Shield International, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. The Azores islands (Portugal), uninhabited when discovered by Portuguese navigators in the fifteenth century, are located in the Atlantic Ocean km from the European mainland.

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Flores and Corvo sit on the western-side of the boundary, whilst the seven other islands are on the eastern-side. History. On a legendary level, some people associate the Azores islands with the extint Atlantis, the mythical insular kingdom quoted by Plato.

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Fraga. In English.A brief history of the Azores – Part One: Portugal’s Age of Discoveries. To understand the history of the Azores, you’ve got look back to the 15 th Century – when Portuguese ships began exploring the unchartered waters of west Africa.

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