21 mars 2018

Columbus' letter to Queen Isabella of Spain

Malaga 18th October 1484 Dear Majesty, I'm writing with regard to the voyage I intend to complete across the Ocean Sea. I have a theory that if we travel West we will be able to find a shorter sea route to the Orient.We could achieve unimaginable wealth, increase Spain's political influence and trading power.As evidence to support my request I can produce a series of drift wood, plants and feathers from unknown birds which have been carried by the wind and tide from an not yet known land to the West. I have also been studying and... [Lire la suite]
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