Episode 106: The First Circumnavigation of the Earth


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In this episode of Half-Arsed History, hear the adventures and misadventures involved with the very first circumnavigation of the Earth, a story closely associated with Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan.


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Images: Ortelius, Abraham. Magellan’s Ship Victoria, detail. 1590. Via Wikimedia.

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