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The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus

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Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Adventurers & Explorers,
  • Biography / Autobiography

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Number of Pages500
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9565321M
ISBN 101414259808
ISBN 109781414259802

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V. Preparations of Columbus for a Fourth Voyage of Discovery. Book XV. I. Departure of Columbus on his Fourth VoyageRefused Admission to. the Harbor of San Domingo--Exposed to a violent Tempest. II. Voyage along the Coast of Honduras. III. Voyage along the Mosquito Coast, and Transactions at Cariari. Size: 1MB.   Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer and navigator. In , he sailed across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain in the Santa Maria, with the Pinta and the Niña ships alongside, hoping to find. Columbus made four transatlantic voyages: –93, –96, –, and – He traveled primarily to the Caribbean, including the Bahamas, Cuba, Santo Domingo, and Jamaica, and in his latter two voyages traveled to the coasts of eastern Central America and northern South America. Page - Columbus was a man of quick sensibility, liable to great excitement, to sudden and strong impressions, and powerful impulses. He was naturally irritable and impetuous, and keenly sensible to injury and injustice ; yet the quickness of his temper was counteracted by the benevolence and generosity of his heart.

The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus - Washington Irving - Google Books Modern views of Columbus are overshadowed by guilt about past conquests. In , a Spanish-based transatlantic maritime expedition led by Italian explorer Christopher Columbus encountered the Americas, continents which were virtually unknown in Europe, Asia and Africa and were outside the Old World political and economic system. The four voyages of Columbus led to the widespread knowledge that a continent existed west of Europe and east Date: , , , 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. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .