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  Christopher Columbus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
History places great significance on his landing in America in 1492, with the entire period of the history of the Americas before this date usually known as Pre-Columbian, and the anniversary of this event, Columbus Day, being celebrated in many parts of America.
Columbus' struggles to "civilize" the Americas, and the subsequent effects on the native peoples, were dramatised in 1492: Conquest of Paradise to commemorate the 500th anniversary of his landing in the Americas.
Official celebrations of the 500th anniversary of Columbus' first voyage in 1492 were muted in some areas, and a few demonstrators protested marking the anniversary at all.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Christopher_Columbus   (6488 words)

 Filmtracks: 1492: Conquest of Paradise (Vangelis)
All film scores are created for the sole purpose of complimenting their respective films, but in the case of 1492: Conquest of Paradise, Vangelis has managed to do just the opposite --an opposite that is quite difficult to obtain.
With his synthetic and choral score for this film about Christopher Columbus and his discovery of the new world, he has produced a mass hit on the record store shelves and a completely inappropriate score for the film.
But his basic repetitive electronic style of composing still remains, and it is certainly odd to hear him throw in some mandolins and guitars just to provide the Spanish emphasis.
www.filmtracks.com /titles/1492.html   (743 words)

 1492 -- Christopher Columbus
The widely published report of his voyage of 1492 made Columbus famous throughout Europe and secured for him the title of Admiral of the Ocean Sea and further royal patronage.
The Book of Privileges is a collection of agreements between Columbus and the crowns of Spain prepared in Seville in 1502 before his 4th final voyage.
The compilation of documents includes the 1497 confirmation of the rights to titles and profits granted to the Admiral by the 1492 contract of Santa Fe and augmented in 1493 and 1494, as well as routine instructions and authorizations related to his third voyage.
www.ibiblio.org /expo/1492.exhibit/c-Columbus/columbus.html   (760 words)

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However, due to copyright issues, I was not able to obtain a copy of this document Finseth [Page 1] RFC 1492 TACACS July 1993 and this lack of access is the main reason for the writing of this document.
The parameters are: Finseth [Page 3] RFC 1492 TACACS July 1993 - the username - the password - an indication of which line the request is for, and - a style of authentication The username is a string that identifies the user.
Finseth [Page 9] RFC 1492 TACACS July 1993 The REASON field should be set by the client to zero, except for LOGOUT and SLIPOFF requests, which may use values of 4, 5, or 6.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1492.txt   (3643 words)

 Jewish History Sourcebook: The Expulsion from Spain, 1492 CE
The Expulsion from Spain, 1492 CE In the spring of 1492, shortly after the Moors were driven out of Granada, Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain expelled all the Jews from their lands and thus, by a stroke of the pen, put an end to the largest and most distinguished Jewish settlement in Europe.
And in the year 5252 [1492], in the days of King Ferdinand, the Lord visited the remnant of his people a second time [the first Spanish visitation was in 1391], and exiled them.
The Queen was the heiress to the throne, and the King one of the Spanish nobility.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/jewish/1492-jews-spain1.html   (1669 words)

 1492: About 1492
1492 isn't my first website, I've had several from pc tech support to gaming to condo rentals, but it has been one of the most challenging.
1492 still needs some work and I've tried to get a couple of friends to help with the content of the site but work and family schedules are too tight for them at this time.
The night I decided to do 1492, I searched for a free blog host and Blogger was the first one to come up and that's how I picked it.
1492columbus.blogspot.com /2006/02/about-1492.html   (779 words)

 Spain: history to 1492 - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Spain: history to 1492
The Moors, Muslim invaders, entered Spain from North Africa in 711, conquering much of it, and it was not until 1492 that they were finally driven out.
The unification of Spain was finally completed by the conquest of Granada, the last Moorish stronghold, in 1492, and by Ferdinand's annexation of Spanish Navarre in 1512.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Spain:%20history%20to%201492   (2107 words)

 1492 - ,Columbus (1492),Columbus Day and Christopher Columbus - a History,3. The Voyages of Columbus, 1492-1504. 2001. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On October 12, 1492, Columbus first saw the islands of the new world, landing in the
If you are a student planning on making the trip back to 1492, you may want to think over your personal voyage and have a talk with your friendly captain,
In the year 1492 Communication Martin Behaim makes the first globe map of Earth, omitting the about to be discovered Americas and Pacific Ocean.
openthesaurus.com /?q=1492   (263 words)

 Amazon.com: 1492: Conquest of Paradise - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack: Music: Vangelis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
How Vangelis manages to be so consistently good is something of a mystery, but with "1492" he does it again: this is one of the most memorable soundtracks of the 90's.
"1492" is one of Vangelis's best works, and I strongly recommend it.
1492: Conquest of Paradise is among my favorite Vangelis soundtracks along with Blade Runner.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000002IUK?v=glance   (830 words)

 1492 - 1492 - Mary Johnston - Mobipocket eBooks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
WCAG Bugzilla Issue 1492 Issue 1492 depends on:, Show dependency tree · Show dependency graph.
RFC 1492 TACACS July 1993 and this lack of access is the main reason for the RFC 1492 TACACS July 1993 The REASON field should be set by the client to
An extract from the 1492 journal of Christopher Columbus.
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 The Edict of Expulsion of the Jews - 1492 Spain
The Edict went public during the week of April 29, 1492.
The charter declared that no Jews were permitted to remain within the Spanish kingdom, and Jew who wished to convert was welcome to stay.
This proved by many statements and confessions, both from these same Jews and from those who have been perverted and enticed by them, which has redounded to the great injury, detriment, and opprobrium of our holy Catholic faith.
www.sephardicstudies.org /decree.html   (557 words)

 Introduction to 1492: An Ongoing Voyage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
During this period, in the wake of Columbus's voyages, Africans also arrived in the hemisphere, usually as slaves.
All of these encounters, some brutal and traumatic, others more gradual, irreversibly changed the way in which peoples in the Americas led their lives.
The dramatic events following 1492 set the stage for numerous cultural interactions in the Americas which are still in progress - a complex and ongoing voyage.
www.loc.gov /exhibits/1492/intro.html   (210 words)

 Expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492 - Tisha B'Av & the Three Weeks
The Ninth of Av of the year 1492 was the date designated for all Jews of Spain to leave the country.
An anthology of medieval chronicles relating to the expulsion of the Jews from Spain and Portugal.
The expolusion from Spain was the culmination of hatred and dehumanization that was going on in Spain for hundreds of years before 1492.
www.aish.com /tishabav/tishabavdefault/Expulsion_of_the_Jews_from_Spain_in_1492.asp   (484 words)

 Below 14th: Rediscovering 1492
June 11, 2003 It was warm enough and not rainy enough last Friday for us to make our first summer stop at 1492 (Clinton @ Stanton/Rivington), which boasts our favorite undiscovered LES back garden.
We noted with de-glee that a portion of the outdoors has been covered with a lean-to/plywood creation (perhaps they had a tip-off on the spring weather), but further back, we snagged a table under the fading blue sky and dug into the robust tapas menu.
Next up, we'll head next door to 1492 spinoff Crudo, mentioned here last month, which looks, on first impression, downright weird.
www.lockhartsteele.com /below14/archive/2003/Jun11_1553.shtml   (232 words)

 Audience at the Court of Ferdinand and Isabella (1492)
This panel depicts Queen Isabella listening attentively to Columbus's explanation of his map, with King Ferdinand at her side.
On April 17, 1492, the agreement to finance the voyage was signed.
Beside this panel are figures of Alonzo d'Ojeda, a Spanish adventurer who accompanied Columbus to the New World, and Queen Isabella.
www.aoc.gov /cc/art/coldoors/col_door_3.cfm   (111 words)

 Common-place: The Common School: Teaching 1492
Eight years ago, inspired by the Columbian Quincentennary, I taught an elective entitled "1492: The Age of Cultural Encounters," to upperclassmen at the Horace Mann School, in New York City.
A great help to me in deepening students' understanding of the fifteenth-century world were slides I had purchased from a memorable exhibit at the National Gallery, Circa 1492: Art in the Age of Exploration.
Teaching "1492: The Age of Cultural Encounters" proved a rewarding experience for me and, I know from their subsequent comments, for the students.
www.common-place.org /vol-01/no-02/school   (1006 words)

 Martin Behaim's 1492 'Erdapfel'
It is believed that he died in the Hospital de Todos os Santos, of which the foundations had been laid by King John in 1492 in the Garden of the Monastery of the Dominicans, and close to their church in which he was buried.
A chapel within that church had been granted in 1422 to the German and Flemish brotherhood of the Holy Cross and St. Andrew, a brotherhood which looked after its members in sickness, and saw to their decent burial.
If you are interested in any of our globes on our web site, please email us the reference number(s) and state which country you live in and if you require a shipping quote.
myweb.tiscali.co.uk /greavesandthomas/facsimile/globe_behaim.html   (7825 words)

 1492: Conquest of Paradise
1492: Conquest of Paradise at Rotten Tomatoes
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Certain 1492: Conquest of Paradise article data provided by the Movie Review Query Engine.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/1492_conquest_of_paradise   (462 words)

 Barking Moonbat Early Warning System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On August 3, 1492 an Italian navigator named Cristoforo Colombo (Christopher Columbus) set sail from Spain in search of Cathay and the Indies by a Western route.
Europe, in the year 1492 had reached a critical point.
The Muslim capital of Granada was finally captured by the Spanish and the last Muslim stronghold in Europe was destroyed.
www.barking-moonbat.com /index.php/weblog/on_this_day_in_history11   (1864 words)

 1492 Exhibit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
1492: AN ONGOING VOYAGE addresses such questions by examining the rich mixture of societies coexisting in five areas of this hemisphere before European arrival.
If this is your first visit to the 1492: An Ongoing Voyage, then you may want to read How to Use the 1492 Exhibit for suggestions on how to navigate through the exhi bit.
The text and images in the Online Exhibit 1492: AN ONGOING VOYAGE are for the personal use of students, scholars, and the public.
www.ibiblio.org /expo/1492.exhibit/Intro.html   (468 words)

 Chronology, 1492-1769
A Portuguese man, whose name in Spanish was Juan Arias and who was said to have come from "Tavaria," was among Columbus' crew on his voyage of discovery.
His name in Portuguese was most likely João Aires, and there is a town in Portugal called Tavira, located near Palos, out of which Columbus sailed in 1492.
On the return trip in 1493 Columbus stopped in Santa Maria, Azores on February 13 and in Lisbon on March 4, and the Portuguese were thus the first Europeans to hear reports of the outcome of the journey.
www.loc.gov /rr/hispanic/portam/chron1.html   (1371 words)

 PHE: 1492: CONQUEST OF PARADISE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Dreams become the stuff of history only when people are bold enough to live them.
1492: Conquest of Paradise is adventure on a grand scale, filled with the dazzling visuals of director Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner, Thelma & Louise) and starring Gerard Depardieu, Armand Assante, and Sigourney Weaver.
Depardieu plays Christopher Columbus, fearless in his vision of a new route to the East...yet not faultless in the treachery and carnage his voyages would bring.
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 The Treaty of Granada, 1492
The treaty of 1492 was thus an attempt to win religious tolerance for all the Muslims left in Spain.
They were no longer the rulers of the country but it was hoped that they would at least permitted be to worship their Lord (Allah) in the manner indicated by their prophet.
These hopes were strengthened when the treaty was ratified by Ferdinand and Isabella to a solemn declaration made several months later on November 29, 1492.
www.cyberistan.org /islamic/treaty1492.html   (732 words)

 Amazon.com: 1492: Conquest of Paradise: DVD: Gérard Depardieu,Armand Assante,Sigourney Weaver,Loren Dean,Ángela ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A curiosity piece with a politically correct slant, "1492" is an epic drama well worth viewing.
Columbus is not portrayed as a simple, lovable hero on a heroic quest in the land of the heathens.
See this movie for what it is, a cinematic experience that describes what happened in 1492, a year the old world changed when a new world was discovered.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005A0ZH?v=glance   (1821 words)

 Jewish Expulsion from Spain 1492
The Edict of Expulsion of the Jews - 1492 Spain
Jewish History Sourcebook: The Expulsion from Spain, 1492 CE The Spanish Expulsion, 1492
The Expulsion of the Jews: 1492 and After.
www.kosherdelight.com /SpainExpulsion1492.htm   (138 words)

 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992): Gérard Depardieu, Sigourney Weaver, Armand Assante, Ridley Scott
1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992): Gérard Depardieu, Sigourney Weaver, Armand Assante, Ridley Scott
As a result, 1492: CONQUEST OF PARADISE is full of beautiful shots and truly impressive images,
Because of that, 1492: CONQUEST OF PARADISE, despite its flaws, is a good old-fashioned historical
www.rottentomatoes.com /click/movie-1042149/reviews.php?critic=columns&sortby=default&page=1&rid=811494   (810 words)

 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ridley Scott's masterpiece, 1492: A Conquest of Paradise, is a visually compelling film and well acted.
Those who gave low viewer ratings in the viewer comments obviously do not see the beauty of epic films.
Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
www.imdb.com /title/tt0103594   (567 words)

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