What is Pigafetta's chronicle?
Simply so, what is Pigafetta's account?
Pigafetta's eyewitness account is the “most detailed and only surviving account” of this critical event in Philippine history, says Escalante. Pigafetta wrote all his observations in a journal, now lost. But based on this original journal, 4 manuscripts were produced – 3 in French and one in Italian.
Likewise, why was Pigafetta's Journal not published? Agoncillo declared that there was no Philippine history before 1872, disqualifying Pigafetta's manuscripts. He considered these as Spanish history as seen through the eyes of a European, instead of the eyes and the words of a Filipino.
In this manner, what is the purpose of Antonio Pigafetta?
Pigafetta also describes how to take the altitude of the pole star to determine latitude, know the wind direction and other minor navigation problems. Mistakenly believed that the direction of the compass coincided with the meridian of iron island.
What is the main theme in the first voyage around the world?
The Magellan Route is the trail of the First Voyage Around the World. It is a universal and global road because its itinerary is developed throughout the main oceans and all the continents in both planet hemispheres.