1000 A.D~ 500 years prior to the arrival of Spaniards in Manila a settlement (along the banks of the present day Pasig River) termed Sapa by Leandro and Cecilia Locsin already existed in the present day Santa Ana, Manila.evidence of a continuous occupation in the area of Manila at least a thousand years prior to the Spanish settlement
MERCATOR MAP 1595 – srilanka connected to main land . it shows modern day SriLanka but it is connected to the mainland of India. In most of the other maps of this era, Sri Lanka was generally depicted as a HUGE island. The map shows the entire region of southeast Asia with the Ganges River in the west, the “Sinae” (China) in the east, and southeast Asia, the Indian Ocean, and China Sea.