Simão de Oliveira was a mathematician and cosmographer. His Arte de navegar is a primer on cosmography and maritime travel, consisting of explanations of technical terminology and the instruments used in navigation. Books three and four in the volume describe the construction and uses of the astrolabe, the quadrant, and other navigational devices that enabled the Portuguese to establish their empire.
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