Journey of Oceanic Wish

Travel Ippolito Desideri in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans (8.4.1713 – 20.9.1713 and 23.1.1727 – 11.8.1727)

The description of the ocean voyage of Ippolito Desideri offers important information on the conditions of navigation at that time and on the habits of sailors. The missionary has extended its relationship with significant naturalistic observations (for example on the germination water, adaptive differences between the land and sea turtles, on the cyclones) and ecological. Also relevant historical and geographical notations on landing sites and especially on Mozambique and the local slave trade and the islands Mascarene (Meeting and Mauritius).