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  Christopher Colombus
Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa, Italia, in 1451, to a family of wool weavers.
But we're not told whether the Viking is Leif Eriksson (Erik the Red's son who is said to have discovered America), Olaf the Blue (another Viking from Barks' "The Golden Helmet" who is said to have discovered America in 901, before Leif), or another Viking...
In the same story we learn that the Templars, who had relations with the kings Ferdinand of Spain and John II of Portugal, sponsored Colombus' trip, because he had to give a crown to the Great Khan, in Cathay (China).
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  Christopher Columbus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christopher Columbus is depicted here in his only state-sponsored, albeit non-authenticated, portrait, painted by Alejo Fernández between 1505 and 1536.
Columbo was in turn said to be a descended from a legendary Roman General Colonius, and two of his first cousins were allegedly direct descendants of the emperor of Constantinople.
Christopher Columbus has had a cultural significance beyond his actual achievements and actions as an individual; he became a symbol, a figure of legend.
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 Christopher Colombus...hero or murderer???
Colombus is recognized as one of America's biggest heros- does he deserve that title?
Considering this man's wrong doings, I come to you today to ask for October 12, Colombus Day, be changed to a day of remebering all those killed by Colombus' achievement.
It is with those beliefs that I feel Colombus Day should be changed to a day of remembering those killed by Colombus, and the history books changed to portray the real image of Colombus.
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 Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus as born in 1451 and died in May 1506.
Christopher Columbus was always a very religious man, and he would often give ‘the conversion of non-believers’ as one of the reasons for his explorations.
Christopher Columbus died in Valladolid on May 20, 1506.
www.babylon-idiomas.com /eng/htm/resources-christopher-columbus.htm   (599 words)

 Jack Weatherford, Examining the reputation of Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus' reputation has not survived the scrutiny of history, and today we know that he was no more the discoverer of America than Pocahontas was the discoverer of Great Britain.
In January we commemorate the birth of Martin Luther King, Jr, who struggled to lift the blinders of racial prejudice and to cut the remaining bonds of slavery in America.
In October, we honor Christopher Columbus, who opened the Atlantic slave trade and launched one of the greatest waves of genocide known in history.
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 Christopher Columbus: Explorer - EnchantedLearning.com
Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) was an Italian explorer who sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492, hoping to find a route to India (in order to trade for spices).
Captain Christopher Columbus' ensign (banner) pictured a cross and the crown-topped initials F (for King Ferdinand of Spain) and Y (for Queen Isabella of Spain).
A short activity book on Christopher Columbus for early readers with connect-the-dots, color the map, do a ship maze, fill in the letters to label the ship, match the sails, finish the Columbus portrait, unscramble the words, do a wordfind puzzle, and do a word path puzzle.
www.enchantedlearning.com /explorers/page/c/columbus.shtml   (647 words)

 The island of Ayiti
After more than two months of navigation, the expedition of Christopher Colombus landed, on October 12, 1492, an island of the current archipelago of the Bahamas which the Indians named Guahahini.
The bovines and the pigs introduced as of the second voyage of Christopher Colombus were multiplied.
In the North, the kingdom of Christophe, in the South, the republic led by president P?tion.
loremipsum.online.fr /html/haiti/haitiethno/islandhaiti.html   (1547 words)

 Altadis - Tobacco Institute - These plants coming from the new world
Friday October 12, 1492, Christopher Colombus and his companions land on a small island of the archipelago of Bahamas, the island of Guanahani which they name San El Salvador.
Christopher Colombus sends to ground two of his sailors, Rodrigo de Jerez and Luis de Torrès.
It is during the first expedition of Christopher Colombus that tobacco will be discovered.
www.altadis-bergerac.com /events2.htm   (157 words)

 BCMcolumbus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Christopher Colombus was a European explorer that sailed the Atlantic Ocean for days on days and months on months.
Christopher knew that it would be hard to cross the ocean blue without some ships and crew members to help him on his long journy.
Christopher Columbus died in the year 1506 at Valladolid.
chesterfield.k12.va.us /Schools/Chester_MS/BCM.html   (142 words)

 Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus was the eldest of five children.
Christopher Columbus had two sons by different mothers.
Christopher Columbus was the first European to land in South America
www.elizabethan-era.org.uk /christopher-columbus.htm   (1222 words)

 Christopher Columbus
He was a deeply religious and Christain man. The resources below are among the most reputable on the Net, and are provided here for the purpose of making this historic figure known, just as he was to his contemporaries.
Christopher Columbus: A Bibliography, courtesy of the New York Public Library
Christopher Columbus: His life and discovery in the light of his prophecies, by Kay Brigham, Barcelona: Libros CLIE, 1990.
www.franciscan-archive.org /columbus/index.html   (750 words)

 Christopher Chocolate, Christopher, Chocolate, Cocoa, Cacao, Belgium, innovation is our passion
The founders of Christopher Chocolate have a passion for chocolate and worked for various famous chocolate manufacturers (créateurs chocolatiers).
Christopher Chocolate is specialized in producing high-end enrobed chocolates.
We are unique in the way we “extrude” our fillings, up to three different layers in one product, and this without any constraint in adding inclusions (nuts, fruit pieces,…).
www.christopherchocolate.com   (218 words)

 Columbus link page
Christopher Columbus and the Spanish Empire (University of Calgary)
A Critical Study on the Origin of Christopher Columbus - extensive discussion on the controversies around Columbus's descent and youth.
On the other hand, Arne Molander argues that Columbus used the old tradition of latitude sailing, in which one sails straight west (or east) from a point of known latitude.
www.win.tue.nl /cs/fm/engels/discovery/columbus.html   (632 words)

 The City of Huelva, Christopher Columbus ,Andalucia, Southern Spain
Huelva is a mecca for those interested in Christopher Columbus, with a number of significant tourist attractions about the famous explorer.
This can be done at La Rabida Monastery, at the Muelle de las Carabelas, where a modern museum with an hourly audio visual presentation houses replicas of the Colombus' ships.
At the nearby village of Palos de la Frontera visit the actual embarcation point of the voyage and see the old well from where the fresh water was taken aboard.
www.andalucia.com /cities/huelva/columbus.htm   (297 words)

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 Christopher Columbus
What a great set of facts to help prime a class for Columbus studies, or a great reference to help bring closure once your studies are done!
The Library of Congress offers this examination of America from pre-Columbian times through colonization of the continent with a nice section on 'Christopher Columbus, the man and the myth'.
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS BIOGRAPHY: http://www.millersv.edu/~columbus/columbus.html This very good and extensive bio from pro-fessor Tirado attempts to put Columbus’ life into historical context.
www.hardin.k12.ky.us /res_techn/themes/ChristopherColumbus.htm   (730 words)

Just like Christopher Columbus, you don't know what you'vefound.
It may be time to swim for my life while so may others drown
I'll be like Christopher Columbus who lost what he found.
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"Christopher Colombus is a symbol, not of a man, but of imperialism.
Colombus was a sadistic rapist, exploiter and conqueror.
The best thing we can say about Colombus is that he’s dead.
www.divine-design.net /blackstonian/colombus.html   (152 words)

 WebQuest #1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Civilizations in the Western Hemisphere roamed this territory centuries before Colombus and his crew landed on the island Hispaniola.
In this activity, you will learn about a civilization that dominated some of the islands in the Carribbean before Colombus made his visit.
Christopher Colombus has been praised for "discovering" the Western Hemisphere.
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 Christopher Colombus - Discoverer of America - RHODES, BENNIE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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 Christopher Colombus Ashley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
CHRISTOPHER COLOMBUS ASHLEY (MARY3, WILLIAM S.2, JORDAN1) was born April 1873 in Powell Co., KY, and died September 11, 1947 in Kalkaska Co. He married (1) ROSEANNA HELTON
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 Medieval Sourcebook: Christopher Columbus: Extracts from Journal
The rudder of the caravel Pinta became loose, being broken or unshipped.
It was believed that this happened by the contrivance of Gomez Rascon and Christopher Quintero, who were on board the caravel, because they disliked the voyage.
The Admiral says he had found them in an unfavorable disposition before setting out.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/source/columbus1.html   (6598 words)

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 Italian Research » Genealogy Blog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
(ANSA) - Turin, June 14 - Christopher Columbus came from a tiny Piedmont village and not the bustling port of Genoa as is commonly held, historians here claim.
Turin is holding a major conference this weekend to explore the Piedmontese origin of the great explorer on the basis of recent Italian and international discoveries.
They say the conference will prove Columbus was born in Cuccaro Monferrato, south-east of Turin - a village that today holds just 370 inhabitants.
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