Ponce de Leon


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Ponce de Leon Spanish explorer who accompanied Columbus on his second trip in 1493; in 1513 he discovered Florida while searching for the legendary Fountain of Youth (1460-1521)
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In literature:

The year after that, Ponce de Leon had visited Florida.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume VI" by John Lord
Ponce de Leon, between 1509 and 1518 killed off the natives.
"History of Negro Soldiers in the Spanish-American War, and Other Items of Interest" by Edward A. Johnson
Was it Luis Ponce de Leon?
"Fray Luis de León" by James Fitzmaurice-Kelly
Ponce de Leon, see De Leon.
"The Beginner's American History" by D. H. Montgomery
How mistaken was Ponce de Leon, to seek the fountain of youth in the New World!
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 117, July, 1867." by Various
Old Ponce de Leon lost out in searching for the fountain of youth.
"Evening Round Up" by William Crosbie Hunter
In 1513 Ponce de Leon, who was then governor of Puerto Rico, sailed from that island in search of this Fountain of Youth.
"Discoverers and Explorers" by Edward R. Shaw
In 1510, Ponce de Leon founded the first settlement on the site of the present village of Puerto Viejo.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
For in September of that year the Field Marshal D. Jose Fernandez de Cordova Ponce de Leon took charge of the office.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 1" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
II, p. I; Ponce de Leon, Vol.
"The Story of American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
A faintly delineated gray bank lining the western horizon, marked the "land of flowers" of the romantic Ponce de Leon.
"The South-West" by Joseph Holt Ingraham
Old Ponce de Leon lost out in searching for the fountain of youth.
"Think" by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
Came Ponce de Leon from Spain in 1512, having been with Columbus on his second voyage in 1493.
"Colorado--The Bright Romance of American History" by F. C. Grable
One of them, named Ponce de Leon, stayed long enough to gain great riches.
"Little Folks of North America" by Mary Hazelton Wade
Ponce de Leon, Fernando Cortez, Pizarro, and Fernando de Soto continued the work until June, 1543.
"Stories of Old Kentucky" by Martha Grassham Purcell
Ponce de Leon was described as 'an obstinate Lutheran heretic.
"The Story of Seville" by Walter M. Gallichan
De Morales says further that Ponce de Leon addressed his scholars either by signs or writing, and that the reply came by speech.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 10" by Various
They drove first to the Ponce de Leon spring.
"Horace Chase" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
In search of this wonderful fountain historians affirm, that Ponce de Leon and his followers ranged the island.
"The American Indians" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
Some hours later Don Baltazar de Cisneros walked on the azotea of his house in earnest conversation with Don Roderigo Ponce de Leon.
"Ponce de Leon" by William Pilling

In poetry:

Juan Ponce de Leon, by the Devil led,
With years weighed down and crammed with antique lore,
Seeing age branch his stubby locks still more,
The far seas scoured to find Health's Fountain-head.
"Youth" by Jose Maria de Heredia y Giraud

In news:

PASCALS ON PONCE, 2611 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables 305-444-2024.
For current updates on all things Ponce de Leon in St Augustine Ponte Vedra on Florida's Historic Coast, become a Fan on the Ponce de Leon 's 500th Facebook Fanpage.
Radisson Ponce De Leon Golf.
' Ponce De Leon in Florida' by Thomas Moran.
Florida's history doesn't start in Tallahasee, but the capital city area played a vital role when Spain's Ponce De Leon arrived in 1513.
The premiere speaker will be archaeologist Robert Carr, who will present Finding Bimini: Ponce de Leon's Florida on Oct 25.
2611 Ponce De Leon Blvd Coral Gables, FL, 33134, United States.
Ponce de Leon Springs State Park.
2860 Ponce de Leon Springs Road.
A section of Ponce de Leon Avenue is closed near the City Hall East.
This week's Golden Apple award winner is a teacher at Ponce de Leon High School.
If Ponce de Leon had discovered the fountain of youth.
2415 Ponce De Leon Blvd.
Route 9 1915 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables 305-569-9009.
The US Coast Guard said 'heavy weather' disabled the sailboat after 2 pm Sunday about 30 miles east of Ponce de Leon Inlet.

In science:

Ponce de Leon Metric and describes a 5D generalized de Sitter expansion of the universe.
Gravitational Waves generated during inflation from a 5D vacuum theory of gravity in a de Sitter expansion
Herrera and Ponce de L´eon 1985a,b), even though these may be of physical interest.
Self-Similarity in General Relativity \endtitle
Ponce de Leon∗ Laboratory of Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics University of Puerto Rico, P.O.
Late time cosmic acceleration from vacuum Brans-Dicke theory in 5D
Ponce de Leon, “Reinventing spacetime on a dynamical hypersurface”, Mod.
Late time cosmic acceleration from vacuum Brans-Dicke theory in 5D
However, their equivalence has been recently shown by Ponce de Leon .
Inflation from the bang of a white hole induced from a 6D vacuum state