Carl-Georg von Brandenstein,  approaching the theory from another perspective, claimed that 60 words used by Aboriginal people of the Australian north-west had Portuguese origins. The claim that one of the guns displays a Portuguese "coat of arms" is incorrect.
Kenneth McIntyre argues the animal in the bottom right corner is a kangaroo. Johns concludes these wrecks were of early 19th-century Australian construction and are unrelated to Portuguese maritime activity. Richardson argues that Jave la Grande as it appears on the Dieppe world maps is at least partly based on Portuguese sources that no longer exist.
Emeritus Professor Victor Prescott has claimed Richardson "brilliantly demolished the argument that Java la Grande show s the east coast of Australia.
Ariel concluded that McIntyre erred on "all navigational The kangaroo is not alone, in other letters of text two male figures in tribal dress with bare naked torsos and crowns of leaves can be seen and Ms.
Geelong Keys Inat Limeburners Point, near GeelongVictoriaCharles La Trobea keen amateur geologist, was examining shells and other marine deposits revealed by excavations associated with lime production in the area.
In an argument similar to Professor Gayle K.
Such borrowings must presumably date to the early Portuguese interception of the Pilbara coast, and indicate that the Portuguese did communicate with the Aboriginal people of the Pilbara coast. Major published a retraction inbut his reputation was destroyed. InMcIntyre expressed pleasure that his theory was gaining acceptance in Australia: Barros and other Portuguese sources do not mention a discovery of land that could be Australia, but McIntyre conjectured this was because original documents were lost in the Lisbon earthquake or the official policy of silence.
He speculated the images could come from a trip to Papua. However, as macropods are found in New Guinea and the Bismarck Archipelago these include the Dusky pademelonAgile wallabyand Black Dorcopsis wallabythis may have no relevance to a possible Portuguese discovery of Australia.
Other texts originating from the same era represent a land to the south of New Guineawith a variety of flora and fauna.
The Dieppe maps prove sic that the Portuguese discovered Australia, and this throws a fierce bright light on our mysteries such as the Mahogany Ship". Which could cause waves as the European discovery of Australia has officially been credited to the Dutch voyage headed by Willen Janszoon inbut historians have suggested the country may already have been explored by other western Europeans.
He stressed this to point out "that the Mahogany Shipand the Geelong Keysand other things of that sort, are not part of the proof that the Portuguese discovered Australia. He believes it does not represent Australia discovered by unknown Portuguese voyagers.A tiny drawing of a kangaroo discovered in a 16th century Portuguese manuscript could rewrite Australian history, experts say.
The document, acquired by Les Enluminures Gallery in New York, shows a carefully-drawn sketch of a kangaroo (know as a “canguru” in Portuguese) in its text and is dated. 16th-century manuscript could rewrite Australian history How to get high without drugs: Is hyperventilating your way into a trance using ‘holotropic breathwork’ the latest new age craze?
Stanislav Grof – Holotropic Breathing. Could a New Discovered Manuscript Rewrite Australian History? For a long time there has been a theory that the Portuguese were the first to set foot upon Australian soil, long before the Dutch or the English.
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