The southernmost tip of Africa is named the Cape of Good Hope. A hope for what?
christening of Africa
sea route to India
Bartolomeu Dias originally named the Cape of Good Hope the "Cape of Storms" (Cabo das Tormentas). It was later renamed (by King John II of Portugal) the Cape of Good Hope because it represented the opening of a route to the east.
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