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The voyages of Columbus

by Rex Rienits

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Published by Hamlyn Pub. Grp. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conquerors,
  • History,
  • Spanish,
  • Explorers,
  • Discovery and exploration

  • About the Edition

    This extensively illustrated volume assembles important facts about Columbus, his voyages, and relations with his Spanish sponsors.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography [p. 150] and index.

    StatementRex and Thea Rienits
    ContributionsRienits, Thea
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE111
    The Physical Object
    Pagination152 p. :
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24750542M
    ISBN 10060013931X
    ISBN 109780600139317
    OCLC/WorldCa57341748

    Christopher Columbus seems to have made several voyages under the command of the younger of these relatives. He commanded the Genoese galleys near Cyprus in a war which the Genoese had with the Venetians. Between the years and the Genoese were acting as allies with King John of Calabria, and Columbus had a. Washington Irving popularized this interpretation of Columbus in his History of the Life and Voyages of Columbus, published in In Irving’s hands, Columbus became a man of science who liberated himself from the shackles of medieval and Catholic Europe to shape a progressive and Protestant America.

      But Columbus’s voyages also set in motion the series of events leading up to the Restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ—including the coming forth the Book of Mormon and its use to restore the children of Lehi to a knowledge of their privileged status as covenant people of the Lord (1 Nephi –42; 1 Nephi ) Today, the Lord. THE LIFE AND VOYAGES OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS; To Which Are Added Those Of His Companions-Volume III Washington Irving- G. P. Putnam's Sons- Author's Revised edition from the original of Hardcover: 8vo- VG/ no dj as issued-Volume III only- original publishers maroon bevelled cloth with gilt titles on cover and spine- top Read more.

    Christopher Columbus, Ital. Cristoforo Colombo (krēstô´fōrō kōlôm´bō), Span. Cristóbal Colón (krēstō´bäl kōlōn´), –, European explorer, , Italy. Early Years Columbus spent some of his early years at his father's trade of weaving and later became a . A History of The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus. By Washington Irving. A rare original article from the Monthly Review, and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Read more below: Life: The first voyage. Columbus first went to sea as a teenager, participating in several trading voyages in the Mediterranean and Aegean seas.

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The work was the most popular treatment of Columbus in the English-speaking world until the Author: Washington Irving. The 4 Voyages of Columbus M uslim Turks conquered Constantinople on William Lawson Grant, Professor of Colonial History at Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, wrote in the introduction to Voyages and Explorations (Toronto, The.

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& C. Carvill, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Perhaps the most famous explorer was Christopher Columbus. Born in Genoa, Italy, in to a weaver, young Columbus first went to sea at the age of ecked near the Portuguese coast inhe made his way to great port City of Lisbon, where his younger brother, Bartholomew was an expert chart maker.

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