Friday, November 30, 2018

Who is Cornelis de Houtman ?

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

Dari “Jayakarta” ke “Batavia” ; Berakhirnya Masa Kekuasaan Fatahillah dan Penerusnya di Sunda Kelapa

Keruntuhan Sunda Kelapa yang sebelumnya dikuasai oleh Portugis pasca serangan Fatahillah beserta pasukannya di tanggal 22 Juni 1527 M telah membuat Sultan Trenggana di Kerajaan Demak diliputi rasa bahagia yang luar biasa.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

”Si Jagur” Cannon at Fatahillah Square, Jakarta

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

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 26, 2018

History of Conquest of Sunda Kelapa by Fatahillah Based on The Display Book at Maritime Museum, Jakarta

When we visit the Maritime Museum in Jakarta, we will find a special room containing history and statues depicting historical figures who have visited Indonesia. One of them is Fatahillah.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Fatahillah, Conqueror of Sunda Kelapa

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

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

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.