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John Cabot: A Man of the Renaissance

John Cabot: A Man of the Renaissance

John Cabot: A Man of the Renaissance by Morten Parker, National Film Board of Canada

Made by the National Film Board of Canada in 1964, this short film documents John Cabot’s quest to discover a westward route across the sea to the Orient in 15th-century Europe. The resulting story is one that explores the geography of the Renaissance world as well as its social and intellectual character.

Directed by Morten Parker

Cast: Ivor Barry, Powys Thomas and John Vernon

See also: Letter shows another late medieval expedition to Canada


Watch the video: John Cabot 2012 (August 2021).