Cristobal Colon Sword
Wise geographer and sailor, he conceived his Project of exploring the Indies mailing westwards; this project, offered to several crowns and fortunes of Europe, caused a great mistrust. He opposed the most generalized beliefs of the age because of his support to the theory of a spherical Earth. After twenty years with many difficulties he eventually got the support of Spain and its “Catholic Kings”. He was granted three boats: Pinta, Niña, and Santa Maria. On August 3rd, 1492 our personage departed with his crew from Palos harbour (South Spain). On October 12th, 1492 reached what we know as America, landing in Guanahani Island (San Salvador), the discovery of a new continent had taken place in History.
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