End of the Enigmatic Christopher Columbus:  A Man at Last Emerges to Eradicate the Myth

End of the Enigmatic Christopher Columbus: A Man at Last Emerges to Eradicate the Myth

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A special, limited edition – including abundant, new material, now appearing for the first time in English – was released on May 20, 2016, to commemorate the 510 th anniversary of Colón's death. While supplies last, Columbus: The Untold Story , by Manuel Rosa.

Top Image: The Inspiration of Christopher Columbus by José María Obregón, 1856. ( CC BY-SA 3.0 )

By Manuel Rosa and Bob Lamming

References

Davidson, Miles. Columbus Then and Now: A Life Reexamined . Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997.

Martínez-González, Luis Javier, Esther Martínez-Espín, Juan Carlos Álvarez, Francesc Albardaner, Olga Rickards, Cristina Martínez-Labarga, Francesc Calafell, and José Antonio Lorente. "Surname and Y chromosome in Southern Europe: a case study with Colom/Colombo." European Journal of Human Genetics 20.2 (2012): 211-216. Print.

Ptolemy, Claudius. The Geography. Facsimile reproduction of the 1482 edition, Ed. Edward Luther Stevenson. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1991.

Rosa, Manuel and Eric Steele. O Mistério Colombo Revelado . Lisbon: Ésquilo, 2006.

Rosa, Manuel. Columbus: The Untold Story . Garfield: Outwater Media Group, 2016.

Rumeu de Armas, Antonio. El «Portugues» Cristóbal Colón en Castilla. Madrid: Ediciones Cultura Hispánica del Instituto de Cooperación Iberoamericana, 1982.

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Lecture tonight at Somerville Public Library, Somerville, MA

LECTURE: Columbus was NOT Italian but Portuguese

6:30 PM

free and open to the public

Columbus was Greek . He knew the world was round because all Greek Byzantine school children were taught this in 15th century. His log in the new world was written in his native language , Greek.
The Greek island he came from was Chios which was under Genovese political control at the time. So the Italian claim has some bearing, its just his ethnic orgin was Greek.
It is noted for its history of seafaring. He could not spreak nor write Italian. All his closest friends were Greek. His personality is unique and says Greek in capital letters. A German wrote a book on the identity of Columbus some 15 or so years ago and came to this conclusion. Search " Was Columbus Greek " for all the compelling evidence. The Columbos name, how he signed his name on many documents is found on Chios today.

Absolutely fascinating article. This is going to be a huge rewrite of history.

Thank you for a very excellent article.

In 1317 King Dinis 1 of Portugal created the Military/Knights of Christ. The membership of this order where former Knights of the Templar Knights, those who had survived the persecution and mass slaughter in France and other parts of Europe. During the Age of Discovery this Order gained a great deal of wealth and power.

I have always found it interesting that with all of the depictions of C.C. ships the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria on the sails of these ships is displayed the emblem of the Order of Christ and the Knights Templar.

Also of interest is that in 1882 the Knights of Columbus was formed in the United States. This order has become the world's largest Catholic Fraternal Service Organization. In 1893 the 4th degree of this order was presented to Cristobal Colon de La Cerda, the Duke of Veragua. A descendant of Columbus.

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