Indigenous Peoples' Day Gains Momentum As A Replacement For Columbus Day
Denver, where Columbus Day was first celebrated about 100 years ago, now permanently recognizes Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Did Columbus Bring Syphilis to Europe? New Study Says Yes
When Columbus returned to Europe from his voyage to America, he and his crew brought news that would reshape the world. And according to recent research, they very likely brought back something else.
Alfonso X of Castile - Espana Mudejar
Imagenes de Zaragoza y Toleod con musica atribuida a Alfonso X el Sabio (Cantigas de Santa Maria) interpretada por la Boston Camerata (Joel Cohen) y la Schol...
Alfonso X of Castile
Alfonso X (also occasionally Alphonso X, Alphonse X, or Alfons X, 23 November 1221 – 4 April 1284), called the Wise (Spanish: el Sabio), was the King of Castile, León and Galicia from 30 May 1252 ...
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Indigenous Peoples' Day Gains Momentum As A Replacement For Columbus Day
Denver, where Columbus Day was first celebrated about 100 years ago, now permanently recognizes Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Columbus Day
Many countries in the New World and elsewhere officially celebrate as a holiday the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas, which happened on October 12, 1492. The landing is ce...
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Columbus Fountain
Columbus Fountain is a public artwork by American sculptor Lorado Taft, located at Union Station in Washington, D.C., United States. This sculpture was surveyed in 1994 as part of the Smithsonian's Sa...
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Diego de Arana
Diego de Arana (Cordoba, Spain, 1468 - Haiti, 1493) was governor of the first documented Spanish settlement in the New World, at La Navidad. He was a sailor of Castile who accompanied Christopher Colu...
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1492 light sighting
The 1492 light sighting was a sighting of unknown light during the first voyage of Christopher Columbus on October 11, 1492, by some crew members of Santa Maria, Pinta and possibly Niña shortly before...
Cantigas de Santa Maria
The Cantigas de Santa Maria ("Canticles of Holy Mary"; [kɐ̃ˈtiɣɐʒ ðɨ ˈsɐ̃tɐ mɐˈɾi.ɐ], [kanˈtiɣa̝s ðe̝ ˈsanta̝ maˈɾi.a̝]) are 420 poems with musical notation, written in the Galician variant of Galicia...
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Pinta (ship)
La Pinta (Spanish for The Pint (liquid measure), The Look, or The Spotted One ) was the fastest of the three ships used by Christopher Columbus in his first transatlantic voyage in 1492. The New World...
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Origin theories of Christopher Columbus
The exact ethnic or national origin of Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) has been a source of speculation since the 19th century. It is generally agreed upon by historians that Columbus' family was fro...
Origin theories of Christopher Columbus - Wikipedia
The Magic Voyage
The Magic Voyage is a 1992 German animated fantasy film, released theatrically in Germany as Die Abenteuer von Pico und Columbus (English: The Adventures of Pico and Columbus) by Bavaria Film in 14 Fe...
The Magic Voyage - Wikipedia
Christopher Columbus (Grant Park)
87°37′10.66″W / 41.8679389°N 87.6196278°W / 41.8679389; -87.6196278Christopher Columbus is a bronze statue in Grant Park, in Chicago. It was created by the Milanese born scul...
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Luis de Torres
Luis de Torres (died 1493), perhaps born as יוסף בן הלוי העברי, Yosef ben HaLevi Ha-Ivri, ("Joseph, Son of Levi, the Hebrew") was Christopher Columbus's interpreter on his first voyage and the first p...
Fontanilla
The Fontanilla is the former public fountain of Palos de la Frontera in Spain where, according to tradition, these fountains provided the water for the ships of Cristopher Columbus's first voyage—the ...
Fontanilla - Wikipedia
Columbus Breaking the Egg
Columbus Breaking the Egg is a 1752 engraving by English artist William Hogarth. Issued as the subscription ticket for his treatise on art, The Analysis of Beauty, it depicts an apocryphal tale (the "...
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Elisabeth of Swabia
Elisabeth of Swabia (renamed Beatrice; March/May 1205 – 5 November 1235), was a German princess member of the House of Hohenstaufen and by marriage Queen consort of Castile and Leon.Born in Nürnberg, ...
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Lugares colombinos
The Lugares colombinos ("Columbian places") is a tourist route in the Spanish province Huelva, which includes several places that have special relevance to the preparation and realization of the first...
Lugares colombinos - Wikipedia
Capitulations of Santa Fe
The Capitulations of Santa Fe between Christopher Columbus and the Catholic Monarchs were signed in Santa Fe, Granada on April 17, 1492. They granted Columbus the titles of Admiral of the Ocean Sea, t...
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Christopher Columbus (TV series)
Christopher Columbus was a television mini-series broadcast in Italy and the United States in 1985.In six hours, the series told the story of the life of Christopher Columbus with Gabriel Byrne starr...
Ferdinand III of Castile
Ferdinand III (1199 or 1201 – 30 May 1252) was King of Castile from 1217 and King of León from 1230 as well as King of Galicia from 1231. He was the son of Alfonso IX of León and Berenguela of Castile...
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Peter of Castile
Peter the Cruel (30 August 1334 – 23 March 1369), commonly called Pedro the Cruel or the Just, was the king of Castile and León from 1350 to 1369. He was the son of Alfonso XI of Castile and Maria of...
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Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport
Genoa Airport (IATA: GOA, ICAO: LIMJ) (Italian: Aeroporto di Genova) also named Cristoforo Colombo Airport is a minor international airport built on an artificial peninsula, 4 NM (7.4...
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Cruz de la Parra
La Cruz de la Parra (English: The Cross of Vinewood), or The Sacred Cross of Parra, as it is referred to in English, is a wooden cross which was erected by Christopher Columbus in Cuba after he had la...
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Columbus Doors
Columbus Doors (1855–61), also known as the Rogers Doors, are a pair of massive bronze doors modeled by sculptor Randolph Rogers for the East Front of the United States Capitol in Washington, DC. They...
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