Friday, November 30, 2018

Who is Cornelis de Houtman ?

November 30, 2018 0
Cornelis de Houtman (born in Gouda, Netherland, on April 2, 1568) was a Dutch traveller who found a sea route from Europe to Indonesian Archipelago and success started to carry out spices trading for Netherland.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

”Si Jagur” Cannon at Fatahillah Square, Jakarta

November 28, 2018 0
If you visit Fatahillah Square at Old City, Jakarta, you will be able to see a number of cannons in the corners of the park, but there is one cannon that is quite prominent namely the Jagur cannon.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Pelabuhan Sunda Kelapa di Masa Kini

November 27, 2018 0
Dalam tulisan-tulisan sebelumnya sudah dibahas bagaimana sejarah bercerita tentang keberadaan pelabuhan Sunda Kelapa yang pada awalnya merupakan bagian dari Kerajaan Tarumanagara, lalu berpindah tangan ke Kerajaan Hindu Sunda Pajajaran, sampai akhirnya direbut oleh Fatahillah beserta pasukannya di tahun 1527.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Fatahillah, Conqueror of Sunda Kelapa

November 05, 2018 0
Fatahillah is a Muslim figure who has an important role in the history of the nation's struggle against invaders where he and his troops succeeded Portuguese from the trading port of Sunda Kelapa.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

From Tarumanagara Kingdom to Sunda Kingdom

November 04, 2018 0
After Tarumanagara Kingdom vanished from history, the west area of Java endured ‘darkness’ of history until the finding of Sanghyang Tapak inscription that was issued by Maharaja Sri Jayabhupati (952 Saka/1030 AD).

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Jakarta as a Part of Tarumanagara Kingdom

November 03, 2018 0
The name “Taruma” means the indigo blue colour that still has the same meaning in Sundanese. Sundanese tradition knows this name as the natural colour that originates from tarum leaves, used since older times to dye clothes.