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New discoveries shed light on Christopher Columbus' trade routes and the only place to see these rare artifacts is at the world's largest children's museum.
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One of the three most important ships in American history, the Santa Maria, has apparently been found off the coast of Haiti, according to claims from renowned archeologist Barry Clifford.
Evidence that a Florentine merchant house financed the earliest English voyages to North America.
BADAJOZ, Spain, Nov. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher Columbus was a Royal Prince, son of a Portuguese noble lady and exiled Polish King Vladislav III, according to Columbus' new biography, "COLON. La Historia Nunca Contada" (COLUMBUS.
KIEV, Ukraine, October 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A popular science film, Columbus Quest, in which a Ukrainian team of travellers has set the world record, was first presented to the audience.
Christopher Columbus was an Italian navigator, explorer, and colonizer that was born in 1451. He is best known for his explorations across the Atlantic Ocean, under the authority of the Catholic Monarchs in Spain, which resulted in the discovery of America and the settlement of the island of Hispaniola. This is thought to be the beginning of Spanish settlement in the New World. Although he was the first European to explore the Americas, he was not the first person to explore the area and he...
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