Christopher Columbus

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Columbus lands in the New World. 
Columbus, his feet in fetters, is sent back to Spain.

 
 
 
This 15th century portrait of Christopher Columbus
is attributed to artist Pedro Berruguate. 

 
 
 
Columbus (left) chapel altar
Alcazar, Seville
Detail of Columbus, chapel altar, Alcazar, Seville

 

 
 



 
 

Map of Europe and Africa belonging to Columbus
Columbus notes on The Travels of Marco Polo

 
 
 
Vicente Yáñez Pinzón
Captain of the Niña
Martín Alonso Pinzón
Captain of the Pinta

 
 


Pinzon brothers coin, Dominican Republic



The Christopher Columbus Tomb

The Journal of Christopher Columbus during his First Voyage, 1492-93

Letter of Dr. Diego Alvarez Chanca on the Second Voyage of Columbus

Christopher Columbus: Man and Myth
1492: An Ongoing Voyage (Library of Congress)
Christopher Columbus: Extracts from Journal (Fordham University)

The Loss of the Santa Maria Christmas Day, 1492 The American Historical Review, July 1953, 854-865.
Proof that Columbus was Born in 1451: A New Document. The American Historical Review, Jan. 1907, 270-279.
Texts and Translations of the Journal of Columbus's First Voyage The Hispanic American Historical Review, Aug. 1939, 235-261.
Texts of Columbus's Privileges The American Historical Review, July 1909, 764-776.
First European Exposure to Syphilis: The Dominican Republic at the Time of Columbian Contact (Clinical Infectious Diseases, Oct. 2000, 936-41)

1998
Columbus heading to Puerto Rico
Columbus statue finds a home
Honduras Indian groups symbolically 'execute' Columbus

2001
Divers searching Columbus' wreck
Panama extracts artifacts from 16th century ship
Wreck thought to be Columbus'

2002
Chinese Outdid Columbus, Briton Says
At last, DNA may reveal the truth of Columbus tomb
Hoping DNA Will Discover Columbus, Post-Mortem

2004
Columbus landing site gets visitor center, view
Who's Buried In Columbus' Tomb?
Data: Columbus Might Be Buried in Spain
200 protesters arrested at Columbus Day parade
Por La Carabela desembarcó Colón
Dominican Columbus Monument Lighted Again

2005
In search of Columbus, team set to open tomb

2009
Who Went With Columbus? Dental Studies Give Clues
Christopher Columbus writings prove he was Spanish, claims study
 

2014
Columbusí Santa Maria has been already been looted (Daily Mail, May 15, 2014)