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The Inspiration of Christopher Columbus by José María Obregón, 1856.
One of the great adventurers and explorers of Spain’s Golden Age of discovery was Cristoforo Colon, Christopher Columbus. His exploits, centering on the discovery of new lands across the Atlantic, gave rise to an incredible personality cult that bestowed upon the man an almost ‘extra-human’ identity in western civilization history books.

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In a previous 2-part article (1), the authors wrote about the faulty associations of the Sumerian deities known as the Anunnaki as they are portrayed in the books, television series, and other media, which promotes Ancient Astronaut Theory (hereafter “A.A.T.”).

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