Christopher Columbus
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"Cristoforo Colombo"}}; ; , formerly Christovam Colom; Spanish: "Cristóbal Colón";

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/ religion = Roman Catholic

/ spouse = Filipa Moniz Perestrelo

/ partner = Beatriz Enríquez de Arana

/ children = Diego Columbus/DiegoFerdinand Columbus/Fernando

/ relatives = Brothers:Giovanni PellegrinoGiacomoBartholomew Columbus/BartholomewSister:Bianchinetta Columbus

/ signature = Columbus Signature.svg


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And the sea will grant each man new hope . . . his sleep brings dreams of home.

Riches don't make a man rich, they only make him busier.

Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world, and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.

The crew of the caravel "Nina" also saw signs of land, and a small branch covered with berries. Everyone breathed afresh and rejoiced at these signs.

Propping Up of Racist Propaganda.

Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.

And your Highnesses, as Catholic Christians and Princes, devoted to the holy Christian faith and the propagation thereof - and enemies of the sect of Mohammet and of all idolatries and heresies, resolved to send me, Christopher Columbus, to the said.

He who has gold makes and accomplishes whatever he wishes in the world and finally uses it to send souls to paradise.

These people are very unskilled in arms ... with 50 men they could all be subjected and made to do all that one wished.