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Pyrard De Laval, a French Navigator in his book entitled Suma Oriental described how the Europeans particularly the Portuguese mariners knew about the existence of an archipelagic island called Lucoes situated from its north Nite - Pauline Oliveros - Reverberations: Tape & Electronic Music 1961-1970 island —present day Tribe Of Astronauts with Fosel - Reflections In Silver.
The Indians referred to the biggest island as Lucon. Ina Portuguese called Pero Fidalgo left Borneo on a junk and where he was driven northward by the wind 9 or 10 Degrees to an island called dos Lucoes as the islanders called themselves. This is the first time Lucoes appeard on a map of the Europeans. Aroundbetter maps of the islands were represented on the Penrose Map. The Genoese Pilot Leon Pancaldo said that when Magellan landed in an island called Malhou in the south-eastern part of the Philippines they said they have already been visited Cardeal Saraiva edition, Obras Possédé - Various - Départements, VI, by Caucasian people like them even before Tom Pyres describes in his notes that the land of Lucoes is ten days of sail from Borneo.
The Lucoes do not believe in God and they have no king but ruled by different leaders. The locals were robust people who came to Borneo sailing in two or three junks to trade before heading to Malacca. The Borneans described how they also would sail to trade in the land of Lucoes and its surrounding islands which abound with gold and food stuff.
The increasing number about of the traders from Lucoes who lived in Malacca were depicted by Pyres as one people who are hard-working and very useful people. Many among them are reported as important men and good merchants. During the early stages of the European colonization of the world the existence of the biblical El Dorado of Tarshish and Ophir captured the imagination of the European mariners. Samuel Purchas ? Early Europeans believed that Tarsis and Ofir were some lands far to the east of biblical Israel since King Solomon built a port at Ezion-Geber on the coast of the Red Sea and the ships took three years to return from the east.
Duarte Barbosa also wrote that the natives of Malacca described to him a group of islands they call the island of Lequios which was inhabited by people "rich and more eminent than the Chins Chinese ," that traded "much gold, and sliver in bars, silk, rich cloth, and much very Well, Well, Well - DJ Koco - This Is Hip Hop wheat, beautiful porcelains and many other merchandises. Pinto even recorded the exact nautical location of the island group as being in the same meridian as Japan.
The next historical reference to it can be found in the Ming Shilu Annals which record the arrival of an envoy from Luzon to the Ming Dynasty in AD.
Her rulers, based in their capital, Tondo Pinyin Tribe Of Astronauts with Fosel - Reflections In Silver Chinese and were acknowledged not as mere chieftains, but as kings. According to Zhufan Zhi Description of the Barbarous People written in the year during the Song Dynasty, there was a group of islands called Ma-i. Tribe Of Astronauts with Fosel - Reflections In Silver Ptolemy AD a Roman geographer astronomer and astrologer noted in his maps the beautiful islands in the far east south of China called Maniolas.
What was real name of the archipelago of the Philippines before the Europeans arrived. Where the early Filipinos united politically and ruled by a single ruler? What is the ethymology of the name Luzon and Maharlika? How about Liu Song which possibly can be traced as people from the remaining empire of the Song Dynasty of ? MAHAR is used when referring to something with many good and great qualities, resources and attributes.
And since a beautiful country is referred to as motherland, the suffix A puts it in feminine gender form. Posted by Robert Oliver at PM. Newer Post Older Post Home.
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