Sentence Examples

  • The island that is reached "before" Cipango), or from the Jezirat al Tennyn, " Dragon's Isle," of the Arabian geographers.
  • The Florentine Paul Toscanelli, in his letters to Columbus and the Portuguese court (1474), takes Antilia as the principal landmark for measuring the distance between Lisbon and the island of Cipango or Zipangu (Japan).