Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus

Spanish explorer, navigator and colonizer.
"Of this voyage, I observe," says the Admiral, "that it has miraculously been shown, as may be understood by this writing, by the many signal miracles that He has shown on the voyage, and for me, who for so great a time was in the court of Your Highnesses with the opposition and against the opinion of so many high personages of your household, who were all against me, alleging this undertaking to be folly, which I hope in Our Lord will be to the greater glory of Christianity, which to some slight extent already has hapMore Christopher Columbus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Sailed this day nineteen leagues, and determined to count less than the true number, that the crew might not be dismayed if the voyage should prove long.More Christopher Columbus quotes [10/03/2011 03:10:37]
I ordered each man to be presented with something, as strings of ten or a dozen glass beads apiece, and thongs of leather, all which they estimated highly; those which came on board I directed should be fed with molasses.More Christopher Columbus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.More Christopher Columbus quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I saw a boy of the crew purchasing javelins of them with bits of platters and broken glass.More Christopher Columbus quotes [10/03/2011 03:10:16]

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