Most students know the basic facts about the voyages of Christopher Columbus, but this biography of his life isolates his lesser-known characteristics, such as his boastful nature and obsessive drive to reach the West Indies. Bed Time Stories For Adult's Mastery Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins Unabridged Overall 5 out of 5 stars 50 Performance 5. Christopher Columbus is the explorer who is credited for discovering America. Of course, there were already people living in America at the time who we call Native Americans. There even was a European, Leif Ericsson, who had been to the Americas before. However, it was Columbus' voyage that started the exploration and colonization of the Americas.
May 19, · With Gabriel Byrne, Rossano Brazzi, Virna Lisi, Oliver Reed. After his proposal to sail west to the East Indies is rejected by Portugal, Columbus overcomes court intrigue in Spain to gain support for his expedition. Christopher Columbus decides to go on a journey to prove that the Earth is not flat. His companion is a smart wood worm who's on a quest of his own: to save a beautiful fairy princess from the evil lord Swarm and his insect army.
Columbus spent seven years of his life in Portugal, where he married Filipa Moniz Perestrelo. Some records report that Filipa died around , while Christopher was away in Castile. The same year he left Portugal for Castile, where he met Beatriz Enriquez de Arana. Beatriz gave birth to Christopher's natural son Fernando Colombus in Mar 08, · Christopher Columbus ( – ) was an Italian explorer, navigator and colonist who played a key role in shaping the history of the world as it was his voyages that initiated widespread contact between the Old World, i.e. Africa, Asia and Europe; and the New World, i.e. the bizard.xyzus was born in the Republic of Genoa and lived in Portugal .