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  Francisco de Orellana Summary
Francisco de Orellana a relative of the Pizarros, was born in Trujillo, Estremadura.
Orellana either volunteered or was ordered by Pizarro to go farther down the river with a hastily constructed boat and about 60 men to bring back food from a place where friendly Indians reported it to be plentiful.
Orellana took part in the Spanish conquest of Peru with Francisco Pizarro, and was one of Gonzalo Pizarro's lieutenants during Gonzalos's 1541 expedition east of Quito into the South American interior in search of El Dorado.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Francisco de Orellana   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Orellana took part in the Spanish conquest of Peru with Francisco Pizarro, and was one of Gonzalo Pizarro's lieutenants during Gonzalos's 1541 expedition east of Quito into the South American interior in search of El Dorado.
Francisco Pizarro (1475–June 26, 1541) was a Spanish conquistador, conqueror of the Inca Empire and founder of the city of Lima, the modern-day capital of Peru.
Francisco de Orellana a relative of the Pizarros, was born in Trujillo, Estremadura.
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 Francisco de Orellana - MSN Encarta
Francisco de Orellana (1500?-45), Spanish explorer and soldier, navigator of the Amazon river, born in Trujillo.
When the supplies were exhausted, Orellana was ordered (1541) to sail down the Napo River with 50 men to search for provisions and signs of treasure.
Orellana was granted permission by the Spanish government to return and continue his exploits.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761557029/Francisco_de_Orellana.html   (216 words)

  
 Athena Review 1,3: Orellana and the Amazons
In 1540 Francisco de Orellana (originally from Trujillo, Spain) became governor of Guayaquil, Ecuador.
From then on, with many of his men wounded and supplies (including armaments) running low, Orellana whenever possible avoided land, as he was now typically met by warriors assembled to defend their villages against intrusion.
By the middle of July Orellana was approaching the Xingu River, a region which was obviously fertile and populous.
www.athenapub.com /orellan1.htm   (875 words)

  
 Discoverers Web: Orellana
In 1540 Gonzalo Pizarro arrived in Quito as governor and was charged by Francisco Pizarro with an expedition to locate the "Land of Cinnamon", thought to be somewhere to the east.
Sufficient funds were raised through the efforts of Cosmo de Chaves, Orellana's stepfather, but the problems were compounded by Orellana's decision to marry a very young and poor girl, Ana de Ayala, whom he intended to take with him (along with her sisters).
Orellana and his boat crew, who had set out again to locate the principal channel, were subsequently attacked by Indians.
www.win.tue.nl /~engels/discovery/orellana.html   (1428 words)

  
 Orquesta Sinfónica Provincial de Málaga
Francisco de Gálvez es uno de los directores de orquesta españoles más destacados de su generación.
El Área de Cultura y Eduación de la Diputación Provincial de Málaga y la Orquesta Sinfónica Provincial de Málaga han firmado un convenio en el que, a través de la presencia artística del director titular Francisco de Gálvez, se llevarán a cabo 25 conciertos durante el año 2000 en Málaga y en su provincia.
A fin de enriquecer artísticamente la programación, la Orquesta Sinfónica Provincial de Málaga ha invitado para algunos de sus conciertos a destacados directores y solistas de ámbito internacional como Carlos Cuesta, Charles Olivieri-Munroe y Milton Masciadri.
www.dpm-cultura.org /2001/ospm.html   (669 words)

  
 Francisco de Orellana
Francisco de Orellana, born in Trujillo in Extremadura c.1511, d.
Orellana abandoned the main party and followed the Napo River to the Amazon.
A later expedition failed in its attempt to conquer the region, and Orellana died in Venezuela.
www.byhisgrace.cc /extremadura/id172.htm   (131 words)

  
 Ecuador Amazon, Orellana - Ministry of Tourism - Ecuador
Orellana, Ecuador’s newest province, whose capital is Francisco de Orellana, has only existed since 1999 and has four cantons.
Orellana is rich in oil and wood reserves and has beautiful scenery and a wealth of flora and fauna.
The colorful streets of Francisco de Orellana are full of business and artisans who have emigrated here from all over the country.
www.vivecuador.com /html2/eng/orellana_en.htm   (183 words)

  
 TAME - Airline of Ecuador - Flight to Ecuador and Galapagos
Port Francisco de Orellana (Coca), its located at 280 meters on the sea level with a surface of 5.364 square kilometers and a population of 18.171 inhabitants.
Its rainy tropical climate, characteristic of the low zone of the Ecuadorian Amazonian, varies between warm and humid, with average temperatures of 25° centigrade, located in the oriental region and it is one of the younger cities of the country.
The airport Francisco of Orellana, located in the city of Coca, serves to the air transport with a runway that measures 1500 meters of longitude.
www.tame.com.ec /tame/english/destinos/geografia.asp?ori=occ   (140 words)

  
 The Amazon: Has It Been Fully Discovered?
The military skill and the daring of Orellana in warfare so pleased the Pizarro brothers that the intrepid soldier received high praise and was rewarded with the title of Governor's Lieutenant General of the newly founded city of Santiago de Guayaquil, situated west of the peaks of the Andes.
Orellana, born in 1511 in the town of Trujillo, Province of Esremadur in Spain, was the son of a prominent family.
Despite the misfortunes of his own life, Orellana is today credited with the distinction of having been the first man to have navigated the entire length of the Amazon, thus bringing recognition of its immensity to the world.
www.smithsonianeducation.org /scitech/impacto/graphic/amazon/article_3.htm   (3384 words)

  
 Francisco de Orellana - InformationBlast
Francisco de Orellana (?-1546) was a Spanish explorer who named the Amazon River.
Orellana was born in Trujillo, Spain, but exact date of birth is unknown, it was probably from about 1490 to 1511.
Orellana took part in the conquest of Peru with Francisco Pizarro, and was one of Gonzalo Pizarro's lieutenants during Pizarro's 1538 expedition into the South American interior.
www.informationblast.com /Francisco_de_Orellana.html   (203 words)

  
 Francisco Pizarro   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Francisco's greed and ambition, offset his resourcefulness, courage, and cunning.
Francisco Pizzaro and his brothers conquered Peru were accompanied by Francisco de Orellana who set out from Quito to explore the interior of South America in 1541.
Orellana left the main party, followed the Napo River to the Amazon, and then followed the Amazon to the Atlantic in August 1542.
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 Biography
Francisco de Orellana was born on November 1511 in Trujillo, Extremadura, Spain.
Orellana was part of the Spanish conquest in Peru and was part of many battles in Cuzco, Lima and Trujillo, in where he lost an eye.
Francisco de Orellana was the first European to be in the Amazon River.
www.amersol.edu.pe /class09/_09ytubbe/8th/history/Exploration/Biography.htm   (373 words)

  
 Orellana y Napo - Oriente - Lo Nuevo en Enjoy Ecuador
Francisco Orellana y Joya de los sachas se caracterizan por su rica producción petrolera.
A los indígenas oriundos de zonas aledañas, los tagaieris o sachas, se les conocen como cocas, porque antiguamente iban al lugar a realizar sus rituales curativos con las hojas de coca masticadas.
A cinco kilómetros de Archidona se encuentran las cavernas de Jumandí que son formaciones naturales de rocas calcáreas permeables que con el transcurso del tiempo han permitido la formación de estalactitas y estalacmitas en distribución caprichosa y sorprendente.
www.enjoyecuador.net /espanol/lo-nuevo/oriente-orellana-napo.shtml   (1246 words)

  
 Francisco de Orellana   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Francisco de Orellana blev en utmärkt kännare av det amerikanska territoriet och kunde tala flera av indianspråken, han byggde upp Pizarros armé i Peru och tjänstgjorde i flera fälttåg.
Orellana mötte Pizarro i Zumacodalen och anslöt sig till expeditionen.
Expeditionen till Amazonas saknar motstycke i de amerikanska upptäckternas historia beträffande faror och umbäranden, lång varaktighet och den ståndaktighet som den genomfördes med.
www.tocatch.info /sv/Francisco_de_Orellana.htm   (577 words)

  
 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Born at Trujillo (various birth dates, ranging from 1490 to 1511, are still quoted by biographers), Orellana was a close friend, and possibly a relative of the Pizarro family.
Sufficient funds were raised through the efforts of Cosmo de Chaves, Orellana's stepfather, but the problems were compounded by Orellana's decision to marry a very young and poor girl, Ana de Ayala, whom he intended to take with him (along with her sisters).
Orellana and his boat crew, who had set out again to locate the principal channel, were subsequently attacked by Indians.
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 encyklopedia.SME.sk
Francisco de Orellana na peruánskej poštovej známke z roku 1942.
De Orellana by možno urobil to isté, keby mu náčelník miestneho kmeňa nepovedal, že ďalej na východ sa nachádza bohatá ríša a mnoho zlata.
Francisco de Orellana sa stal prvým Európanom, ktorý preplával viac ako 3-tisíc kilometrov dlhú Amazonku.
encyklopedia.sme.sk /clanok_tlac.asp?cl=893942   (531 words)

  
 Francisco de Orellana - The Great Unknown, The Great Explorers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Francisco de Orellana, who was also a navigator of the Amazon river, was born in
He went to Peru in 1535 and he joined the Spanish explorer Gonzalo Pizarro party in 1540 as a second-in-command on an expedition across the Andes Mountains into the eastern part of the country, which was reported to abound in gold, silver, and cinnamon.
When the expedition's supplies were exhausted, in 1941, Orellana was ordered to sail down the Napo River with 50 men to search for provisions and signs of treasure.
www.phfawcettsweb.org /orellana.htm   (209 words)

  
 Descubrimiento del Amazonas
José Toribio Medina fue un preclaro ejemplo de erudición de los que ya son escasos en nuestros días, suponiendo que nuestra sociedad de prisas y de especulación le permita vivir a una persona como ésta.
López de Gomara, castigador de la "deserción" de Orellana, azuza cuanto puede en contra de él e incluso lo injuria por mentiroso, y casi por hereje, por hablar de las amazonas, como si afirmar su existencia fuera negar un dogma de la santa iglesia romana.
Si además de esto se tiene la suerte de realizar en persona dicho recorrido, las satisfacciones serán incontables, pero una muy especial consiste en contrastar datos de la Relación y los de sus comentaristas con los de la tradición popular hoy en los lugares de Francisco de Orellana.
www.edym.com /books/esp/orellana.htm   (2174 words)

  
 Super Turístico: Orellana   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Orellana y sus hombres murieron sin saber que habían encontrado el paraíso, pues tanto para los amantes de la naturaleza, como para quienes por turismo o trabajo llegan a territorio amazónico, el bosque lluvioso que allí se encuentra es una verdadera maravilla natural, más rica y hermosa que cualquier lugar tapizado de oro.
En medio de todo este espectacular paisaje se encuentra la provincia de Francisco de Orellana, creada por Decreto Ejecutivo el 20 de julio de 1998 y que a partir de entonces se convirtió en la vigésima segunda provincia ecuatoriana, y la sexta de la región amazónica del país.
Con la muerte de este sacerdote, acaecida en 1987 en un intento de evangelizar a los tagaeris, la idea decayó hasta que en 1996 se retomó el propósito de fundar la provincia de Orellana.
www.vistazo.com /orellana2006   (630 words)

  
 Francisco Orellana
According to Carvajal, the chronicler of the expedition, the natives were commanded by warlike women of imposing aspect, and he was told that the country belonged to women, who lived alone in communities.
Orellana was certainly the first European to navigate the Amazon for the greater part of its course.
A relation of Orellana's first voyage, by Friar Gaspar de Carvajal, was presented by the former to the king in 1542, and is to be shortly published in Madrid.
www.famousamericans.net /franciscoorellana   (1144 words)

  
 Francisco de Orellana: descubriendo el gran río - Viajeros.com
Fray Gaspar de Carvajal, cronista de Orellana, escribió que la expedición fue atacada por feroces mujeres guerreras, similares a las amazonas de la mitología griega, pero es posible que simplemente luchara contra guerreros indígenas de pelo largo.
Orellana y su grupo siguieron tratando de localizar el canal principal, pero fueron atacados por indios caribes.
Poblé y fundé en nombre de su Majestad una ciudad, la cual puse por nombre la ciudad de Santiago (Guayaquil), en parte tan fértil y abundosa y ser en comarca que por ella se sirven y llevan proveimientos a la villa de Quito y Pasto y Popayán...
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 Francisco de Orellana Encyclopedia Information @ AlienArtifacts.com (Alien Artifacts)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Amazon close to the Day of the Amazon, February 12, which is a day in homage to Francisco de Orellanas discovery of the Amazon river in 1542.
Orellana took part in the Spanish conquest of Peru with Francisco Pizarro, and was one of Gonzalo Pizarro's lieutenants during Gonzalo's 1541 expedition east of Quito into the South American interior in search of La Canela, the illusory "Valley of Cinnamon".
Information about Francisco de Orellana - Francisco de Orellana was a Spanish explorer who named the Amazon River.
www.alienartifacts.com /encyclopedia/Francisco_de_Orellana   (683 words)

  
 BBC - Science & Nature - Horizon - The Secret of El Dorado
Orellana's story seemed to be no more than a fanciful myth.
Bolivia's Llanos de Mojos (Mojos Plains) are 2,000km from Orellana's route down the main channel of the Amazon.
Orellana and his men were the first and last Europeans to set eyes on an Amazonian civilisation.
www.bbc.co.uk /science/horizon/2002/eldorado.shtml   (1398 words)

  
 Orellana- Loreto- Perú - Francisco de Orellana - Perú - Viajeros.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Viajar a San Francisco de Orellana, conocido simplemente como Orellana, puede ser una experiencia muy interesante, ya que en un tiempo muy breve (hora y media de navegación se deja la cuenca del Amazonas para ingresar a la cuenca del río Napo cuyas aguas proceden en su mayor volumen de los Andes ecuatorianos.
Orellana es una apacible población ribereña que lamentablemente todavía no encuentra la ruta del progreso y su postración es evidente y comprobable al instante con el solo hecho de buscar y no encontrar un restaurante o un mercado donde se pueda comprar algo de comer.
En él se pueden ver datos de su impresionante legado histórico y cultural que se refleja en sus imponentes monumentos arquitectónicos y en la singularidad de sus costumbres y fiestas tradiconales; como también información referente a sus imponentes santuarios naturales y los deportes de aventura de la región.
www.viajeros.com /diario-1543.html   (548 words)

  
 The Anthropogene
At least coming the morning, the Captain sent that it decorated the powder and arqebuses and crossbows, and that all went to point in arming itself, because to the truth no of the companions without was taken care of much here to do what they had.
Orellana takes possession of the country in the name of the King of Spain, in the presence of some Caciques of the land.
Orellana expresses the necessity to construct to another brig, taking advantage of the provisions that brought the Indians.
webpages.charter.net /anthropogene/arc_vol4_is3a.html   (2541 words)

  
 Biografia de Francisco de Orellana
Primo de Francisco y de Gonzalo Pizarro, viajó a América Central a los diecisiete años, en la etapa más intensa de la expansión colonial española.
Al cabo de un año, ante la falta de resultados de la búsqueda, Gonzalo Pizarro y Orellana construyeron un velero y siguieron los cursos de los ríos Coca y Napo hasta la confluencia de éste con el Aguarico y el Curaray, donde se encontraron faltos de provisiones.
Sin embargo, abandonó a su suerte a su primo y se dirigió en busca de un camino por el norte hacia el mar. Al cabo de siete meses llegó a la desembocadura del Amazonas, y desde allí se dirigió a Nueva Cádiz (actual Venezuela), donde embarcó hacia España.
www.biografiasyvidas.com /biografia/o/orellana.htm   (301 words)

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