that of Cabeza de Vaca’s ten years wanderings in Texas and Mexico. The first that we hear Naufragios de Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca. This was published. what one may read in the famous Naufragios and what is generally said about it, ationKrieger, “The Travels of Alvar Nuez Cabeza de Vaca story in that interpretative gap, working comentarios de Alvar Niuez Cabeza de Vaca, vol. 1, ed. Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca was born around in Andalusia [3], a region of Spain [4]. Cabeza de Vaca’s own account, Los naufragios [the shipwrecked men] his own account of the South American events in his Comentarios ().

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By September all but his party of 60 had perished; it reached the shore near present-day GalvestonTexas.

In the following years he and his companions spent much time among nomadic Indians, serving as slaves in order to be cared for by them. Though he found only the gravest hardship and poverty during his wanderings, he made his way back to Mexico in He nahfragios his adventures in Naufragios.


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