Historian casts doubt on Christopher Columbus account of Santa Maria shipwreck
Mr Clifford thought he had found his treasure: the wreck of Christopher ... that the ship did not sink off Haiti: the bell was on land, and then carried to Portugal in 1555, in a ship which sank off the Portuguese coast. So why would Columbus want to ...
Christopher Columbus – a grandson of a Lithuanian Grand Duke?
For several decades historians from all over the world have debated the true origins of the noble explorer who discovered America. To date ... the mariner Rodrigo de Triana sighted land. Christopher Columbus and his expedition reached an island, which ...
Coming to America: Who Was First?
He shares his insights with NPR. When you started this project, were you like the rest of us? Did you believe that Christopher Columbus discovered America and that was it ... Vikings called it "Vinland" or Wine Land. So if it was so wonderful, why didn ...
Columbus, Genocide, & Land Theft by "Discovery"
Columbus’s first voyage in 1492 combined with his religious motivations ... legitimate rulers of the glorious land they have lived in for millennia, Mr. Nordwall then asked: "What right had Columbus to 'discover' America when it was already inhabited ...
Hello, Columbus: Replicas of Nina, Pinta dock at Camden Harbor
The ships are replicas of the Nina and the Pinta, sailed by Christopher Columbus and his ... t find land in six months, they could still turn back,” he said. The Nina and Pinta are on a 10 ½-month journey around the eastern half of North America.