Asked in History of Europe
History of Europe
When did Prince Henry the Navigstor invent the caravel the compass and the astrolabe?
Asked in History of the United States
What developments made it possible for Europeans to begin exploring the world?
Explorers started keeping journals and mapping the areas to which they traveled. New navigational instruments like the astrolabe, sextant, and compass were deveoped. Prince Henry the Navigator started a school of navigation. The caravel a fast and seaworthy ship was developed. Sea captains were seeking new adventures and wealth and European monarchs were willing to finance explorations, ...
What is Prince Henry the Navigator remembered for?
use/invention of the astrolabe and school of sailing
Asked in Explorers and Expeditions
What kind of special equipment did Prince Henry take on the exploeration?
I heard that Prince Henry had an "astrolabe" and another equipment that I dont know ...
What were the accomplishments of Prince Henry the Navigator?
his accomplishment were he found a sea route to Africa which made them have better supplies and foods. Also astrolabe ...
What was Prince Henry the navigator's primary accomplishments?
Prince Henry opened up the first school of navigation and astronomical studies, he invented the caravel, he inspired christopher columbus to find the east indies etc. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
How did technology help with exploration?
There are many answers to this, but I'll confine my remarks to the Age of Discovery, 1419 to 1529. Prior to this time, European exploration and sailing had been primarily close to land cabotage, guided by portolan charts. These charts specified proven ocean routes guided by coastal landmarks: sailors departed from a known point, followed a compass heading, and tried to identify their location by its landmarks. For the first oceanic exploration Western Europeans used the compass, progressive new advances in cartography and astronomy....
Asked in Portugal
Which European leader set up a center for exploration in Portugal?
The European leader that set up a center for exploration in Portugal was Prince Henry of Portugal. Caravel was the one that set up a center for astronomical and geographical studies. This is done in Portugal. ...