Magallanes: El hombre y su gesta (Spanish Edition) eBook: Stefan Zweig: : Kindle-Shop. (In English at the end) Compré este libro tras haberlo leído (en epub), ya que soy un gran admirador de la obra de Stefan Zweig. Compré esta edición porque la. Full of insights as all Zweig books are well and thoroughly researched. En la historia de Magallanes, el autor Stefan Sweig, demuestra el magistral dominio de .

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View all 3 comments. Zweig studied ee Austria, France, and Germany before settling in Salzburg in Apesar do feito fantastico? My only regret is that it’s too short and the book needs a map. His stories include those in Verwirrung der Gefhle ; Conflicts. Interessante e appassionante come un libro di avventure.

Magallanes: El hombre y su gesta

Zweig, who was apparently a very popular writer in the s, has a gift for sweeping you up in the glory and occasional folly of Magellan’s great voyage. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Zweig doesn’t dwell too much into to the details of each and every small thing that happened. He and his second wife committed suicide in As so often when a man seems to be at the mercy of the winds, he is in reality being blown back upon his own self.

Io lo so, io conosco il luogo e il punto. Oh, yeah, he also lost his life.

Denn siehe, ein Mensch hat sie umrundet. Thanks for telling us about the problem. SZ se declara stegan en contra de Elcano, por motivos que expone en el libro.

Jul 27, Remo rated it it was amazing Shelves: View all 6 comments. To view it, click here. Zweig writes repeatedly that it was Magellan’s dream, his Lebenszielto circumnavigate the globe. Thereby ushering in a new period of enlightened world thought.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He fought mutiny, storms, seemingly impossible navigational difficulties, hunger, despair, locals who didn’t like being pushed around by Europeans, and the daunting and unanticipated immensity of the Pacific Ocean itself, but the I really enjoyed this biography of Magellan, although the more recent biography by Laurence Bergreen is better.

Needless to say, the journey wasn’t smooth and clear skies all along otherwise there would hardly be a reason to write a full book about this expedition.

Fernando de Magallanes : El Hombre Y Su Gesta

To ask other readers questions about Magallanesplease sign up. No trivia or quizzes yet. Achieving what Columbus had failed to do, Magellan proved the world was round and consequently one space.

Books by Stefan Zweig. The reader of the audiobook was fantastic and spoke at a pace and with a clarity that made it easy for this non native French speaker to understand. Un grand Sweig bien plus coulant que La confusion des sentiments. SZ toma partido pero se justifica. Wie ein Treppenwitz der Geschichte muss da erscheinen, dass der Portugiese Magellan seine Weltumrundung nicht unter der Flagge seiner Heimat, sondern des benachbarten Spanien machte.

El hombre y su gesta by Stefan Zweig.

I did not actually read this edition of this book. But to continue from there in western direction to sail back to Spain? Want to Read saving…. Still, this is a compelling account of the incredible hardships the sailors went through: Although he wasn’t alive to complete the entire journey himself after he was killed in a rather unnecessary battle with a local king in the Philippines, the expedition that he once led resulted in the first circumnavigation of the earth.

Needless to say, the journey wasn Magellan was a Zweigg explorer who led the first expedition to sail from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.


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The first half of the book – in which Zweig describes Magellan’s earlier travels to the East and to Morocco, his choice to turn his back on Portugal, to go and serve the Spanish Crown – takes a bit of persistence to get through but is necessary to understand the historical context, I think. He portrays him as a quiet introvert and as a very calculated man who rarely made any decision without considering the long term; he was also fairly harsh at least according to our standards todaybut yet very fair.

Return to Book Page. I went through Antonio Pigafetta’s account and found no evidence of it. Nov 05, Ubik 2. Magellan had to overcome the Portuguese king who tried to sabotage this voyage, the mutiny of his crew, hunger, thirst and very harsh weather. Just consider this, for example: Stefan Zweig was one of the world’s most famous writers during the s and s, especially in the U.

The fruit of a lot of research and attempting to separate truth from fiction, it is an enjoyable read as Zweig’s biographies always are. Indriven into exile by the Nazis, he emigrated to England and then, into Brazil by way of New York.

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