Maps of Exploration and Conquest (HUM455)

The demarcation lines established by the Treaty of Tordesillas (and Saragossa):

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The Cantino Planisphere, the oldest extant map of Portuguese possessions (ca. 1501):

CantinoPlanisphere

An early 20th century map of Pizarro’s conquest of Tawantinsuyu:

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A map from the same period representing Cortes’s conquest of the Mexica (Aztec) Empire:

conquest_mexico_1519_21

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