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013079

World map of 1502 showing the continent of Africa in the centre. Named after Alberto Cantino, Italian diplomatic agent in Lisbon, who obtained it for the Duke of Ferrara. The rivalry between Spain and Portugal over trade and conquest was regulated by the Reaty of Tordesillas 1494. The blue line on left shows the Papal demarcation of territory, Spain to the West, Portugal to the East.

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World map of 1502 showing the continent of Africa in the centre. Named after Alberto Cantino,  Italian diplomatic agent in Lisbon,  who obtained it  for the Duke of Ferrara. The rivalry between Spain and Portugal over trade and conquest was regulated by the Reaty of Tordesillas 1494. The blue line on left shows the Papal demarcation of territory, Spain to the West, Portugal to the East.