Columbus and His Epic Voyage – How a Dream Came True

Columbus and His Epic Voyage – How a Dream Came True

He was a loser – no doubt about that. His fanciful dreams had been rejected by all, from the King of Portugal to the powerful advisers of Spain’s royal court.

Who could guess, as that debt-ridden Italian adventurer sought shelter in a monastery near the Portuguese frontier in southwest Spain, that history was being made?

The man’s name, of course, was Christopher Columbus. But back in 1484, when…

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