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Lisbon
Lisbon
Steven Dutch
University of Wisconsin – Green Bay
A Really Useful Lisbon Resource
http://www.golisbon.com/
Portuguese is Not Spanish
My name is…
Chamo-me
What is your name?
Como se chama?
Do you speak English?
Fala ingles?
Thank you
Obrigado
Welcome
Bem-vindo
How much is it?
Quanto custa isto?
Please speak more slowly
Por favor fale mais
lentamente
Portuguese is Not Spanish
My hovercraft is full of eels
(Portuguese)
My hovercraft is full of eels
(Spanish)
Police
O meu hovercraft está
cheio de enguias
Mi aerodeslizador está
lleno de anguilas
Policia
Help
Ajuda, Socorro
Lisbon Region
Cabo da Roca
Lisbon
April 25 Bridge
Vasco da Gama Bridge
Belem Tower
Discoverers’
Monument,
Belem
Jeronimos Monastery
Central Lisbon
St. George’s Castle
Church of St.
Anthony
Cathedral
Casa dos Bicos
Casa dos Bicos
Comercio Square
Carmo Convent
Sao Roque
Sao Roque
Sao Roque
Oriente Station
Lisbon, November 1, 1755
Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo,
1st Marquess de Pombal
Marquess de Pombal
• “Bury the Dead and Feed the Living.”
• Organized refugee camps and imposed martial
law
• Conducted detailed surveys
• Demolished old city and rebuilt on a grid plan
• Designed earthquake resistant buildings
– Flexible interior frame
– Prefabricated
– Firewalls
Pombal’s Prefab
Earthquake Refugee Camp
John Michell 1724-1793
• Wrote on Lisbon earthquake in 1760
• Earthquakes due to “Subterranean Fires”
(Magma)
• Identified source as under the sea
• Described elastic waves
• Proposed using travel time to locate source
• Speculated that faults may be involved
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