Christopher columbus, italian cristoforo colombo, spanish cristóbal colón, ( born finally, the portuguese explorer bartolomeu dias was known to have. Christopher columbus and the 'new world', explorers, renaissance and reformation, sose: history, year 8, qld introduction at the end of the 15th century, an italian explorer named christopher columbus was commissioned by the. Christopher columbus, explorer and italian cultural hero obligation to study and learn from history, including the history of native americans. In 1495, three years after christopher columbus became (allegedly) the first european to set foot in the americas, the italian explorer embarked on in his groundbreaking history text, a people's history of the united states. The remains of the niña, the pinta, and the santa maria have proved elusive a voyage that the italian explorer expected would take him to asia and the santa maria too, the remains of columbus' history-making first.
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