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Bartolomeu Dias

Bartolomeu Dias was a Portuguese explorer and the first European to sail around Africa's Cape of Good Hope. He is thought to have named the cape.

Short Biography of Dias
A few good details about Dias, his life, and his explorations.

Catholic Encyclopedia: Bartolomeu Dias
The official church source for information about this famous explorer has lots of details.

ThinkQuest Site: Dias
This site about the famous explorer was put together by students just like you. It also has a fun quiz!

Bartolomeu Dias Museum
This museum honoring the great explorer even has a life-size replica of the caravel he sailed in.

Bartolomeu Dias's Epitaph
See what is written on Dias's gravestone.

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