I, Christopher Columbus by Lisl Weil

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Published by Atheneum in New York .

Written in English

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  • America,
  • Spain


  • Columbus, Christopher -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Columbus, Christopher.,
  • Explorers -- America -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Explorers -- Spain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Explorers.,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish -- Juvenile literature.,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.

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A biography of the famous Italian-born explorer who, sailing under the Spanish flag, claimed the New World for Queen Isabella and Spain.

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Book details

Statementby Lisl Weil.
LC ClassificationsE111 .W43 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3496284M
ISBN 100689309651
LC Control Number82016323

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He knew the earth was round, and planned a voyage west into the unknown waters of the Atlantic to reach the Indies. But it wasn’t until he was 41 years old that Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain gave him the funds. The name Christopher Columbus is the Anglicisation of the Latin Christophorus name in Ligurian is Cristoffa Corombo, in Italian Cristoforo Colombo, and in Spanish Cristóbal Colón.

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His voyages to the Americas began a European effort at exploration and colonization of the continent. While history places great significance on his Occupation: maritime explorer for the Crown of Castile.

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In Christopher Columbus: Written sources of his sensibilities is the Book of Prophecies, a collection of pronouncements largely taken from the Bible and seeming to bear directly on his role in the western voyages; the book was probably compiled by Columbus and his friend the Carthusian friar Gaspar Gorricio between September and March.

Columbus' Coat of Arms in Christopher Columbus, His Book of Privileges, Facsimile. London, Harisse Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress.

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And the last will and testament of Christopher Columbus includes this expression: “In the name of the Most Holy Trinity, who inspired me with the idea and afterward made perfectly clear to me that I could navigate and go to the Indies from Spain by traversing the ocean westward” (Wasserman, Columbus, pp.

46, 61). Columbus was inspired, and. Christopher Columbus, Italian Cristoforo Colombo, Spanish Cristóbal Colón, (born between August 26 and October 31?,Genoa [Italy]—diedValladolid, Spain), master navigator and admiral whose four transatlantic voyages (–93, –96, –, and –04) opened the way for European exploration, exploitation, and colonization of the Americas.

Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer and navigator. Inhe sailed across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain in the Santa Maria, with the Pinta and the Niña ships alongside, hoping to. Book Summary. The author engages young readers from the start as we see young Christopher Columbus leaning out a window and daydreaming about exploration and treasure.

His dreams follow him into adulthood, when he decides to sail to the Indies. Columbus convinces the king and queen of Spain to supply him with ships and sailors. For Latter-day Saints, the story of Christopher Columbus begins long before he was born in In fact, what he would do was known in prophecy at least years before the birth of Christ, when the ancient American prophet, Nephi, foresaw Columbus’ coming to the New World in a vision and recorded what he saw on metal plates.

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Christopher Columbus returned to Europe in the final days ofending his third voyage to the Indies not in triumph but in chains. Seeking to justify his actions and protect his rights, he began to compile biblical texts and excerpts from patristic writings and medieval theology in a manuscript known as the Book of Prophecies.

Columbus estimated the size of the Atlantic Ocean partially from reading his Bible. He had read in the Second Book of Esdras (in the Apocrypha) that God created the world in seven parts, six of.

The Letter in Spanish of Christopher Columbus, Written on His Return from His First Voyage, and Addressed to Luis de Sant Angel, 15 Feb March.

The book is mostly written as a narrative based on Columbus’ logs, in addition to hundreds of other sources to create a very interesting and addictive history book.

If you think the Christopher Columbus Wiki page is all you need to know about what really happened. Statue of Christopher Columbus in Madrid, Spain. (Paul Hanna/Reuters) The great Genoese explorer was not a perfect man, but his legacy has been unfairly tarnished by his revisionist critics.

Christopher Columbus (c. Octo – ) was an Italian explorer who led voyages to the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. His exploration of these areas paved the way for European colonization.

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