This nautical chart, lost for five centuries, gives evidence that Portuguese captains had found the New World by 1424
The discoverer of the New World was first and foremost a sailor says the historian who won the Pulitzer Prize for his brilliant biography of Columbus.
Here are some interesting facts about his epic voyage and its impact.
The Fate of the New World’s First Spanish Settlement
Remembering Samuel Eliot Morrison
Martín Pinzón of Palos
No event in the history of Western man provided so profound a shock as the discovery of America
The discoverer of the New World was responsible for the annihilation of the peaceful Arawak Indians
Was Columbus motivated by Norse discoveries, concealed over the centuries in misinterpreted maps?