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Son of Columbus

Hans Baumann

Son of Columbus

by Hans Baumann

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated by Isabel and Florence McHugh; illustrated by William Stobbs.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14957477M
ISBN 100192711156

  Professor discovers centuries-old attempt by Christopher Columbus’s son to summarize every book in existence Collecting all the books in the world was every bit as grandly ambitious for.   Columbus had two goals in the Caribbean: to find gold and slaves. Columbus returned home to Spain and came back to the Caribbean with 17 ships and 1, men. His men traveled from island to island.

This impeccably researched and “adventure-packed” (The Washington Post) account of the obsessive quest by Christopher Columbus’s son to create the greatest library in the world is “the stuff of Hollywood blockbusters” (NPR) and offers a vivid picture of Europe on the verge of becoming modern. At the peak of the Age of Exploration, Hernando Col&#;n sailed with his father Christopher.   But a recent historical theory suggests that Columbus was not born in Genoa, Italy, and rather was a Portuguese nobleman who adopted the name when he moved to Spain -- .

His first son, Diego, was born in and his second son, Fernando, was born in Both sons were born prior to his first voyage towards the Indies. Columbus' first son Diego lived from to He was the only child born to Christopher Columbus from his marriage to Doña Felipa Perestrello y Moniz, who passed away in   The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Christopher Columbus, His Son, and the Quest to Build the World’s Greatest Library, by Edward Wilson-Lee. By The Washington Post | .


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Son of Columbus by Hans Baumann Download PDF EPUB FB2

The newly discovered manuscript is "an absolutely gorgeous thing," says Edward Wilson-Lee, author of The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Son of Columbus book —. This is an extensively researched book about the life of Hernando Colon, son of Christopher Columbus, and the Biblioteca Colombina he created in Prior to his death Hernando collected betw items for his library, including over books/5(51).

Hernando Colón was the illegitimate son of famed explorer Christopher Columbus. His love of books inspired him to attempt an ambitious dream: store all of the world's books in one place. But as the subtitle — “Christopher Columbus, His Son, and the Quest to Build the World’s Greatest Library” — doesn’t quite say, this is, in fact, a biography of that son, Hernando Colón.

I ordered this book after my second grade son came from school confused about "what Columbus really did." We have so enjoyed reading exerpts together. This is /5(5). How Christopher Columbus's son built 'the world's first search engine' In the 16th century, Hernando Colón amassed a library of unprecedented size.

Hernando Colón was the illegitimate second son of Cristóbal Colón (known to us as Christopher Columbus). The most exciting section of the Author: Irina Dumitrescu. Christopher Columbus (/ k ə ˈ l ʌ m b ə s /; before 31 October – 20 May ) was an Italian explorer and colonizer who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that opened the New World for conquest and permanent European colonization of the expeditions, sponsored by the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, were the first European contact with the Caribbean, Central Children: Diego, Fernando.

Now one son, Hernando Colón, has made the news almost years after his death. Hernando Colón is the son of Christopher Columbus. Colón explored the world of books much like Columbus explored the world by ship.

Now a special book of his, missing for close to years, has been found. Hernando Colón is the son of Christopher Columbus. A book detailing the legendary library of Hernando Colón, the younger son of explorer Christopher Columbus, has been discovered in Denmark, NPR reports.

The “Libro de. The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Christopher Columbus, His Son, and the Quest to Build the World's Greatest Library by Edward Wilson-Lee and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This impeccably researched and “adventure-packed” (The Washington Post) account of the obsessive quest by Christopher Columbus’s son to create the greatest library in the world is “the stuff of Hollywood blockbusters” (NPR) and offers a vivid picture of Europe on the verge of becoming the peak of the Age of Exploration, Hernando Colón sailed with his father Christopher.

Meticulously researched book about Columbus's voyages and focusing on his illegitimate son, Hernando (Fernando) Colon, whose idea about creating, organizing and categorizing a "universal" library of the world's published items including books, pamphlets, maps, news articles, music, ballads, etc.

was a voyage unto its own/5. Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer and navigator. Inhe sailed across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain in the Santa Maria, with the Pinta and the Niña ships alongside, hoping to.

The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Christopher Columbus, His Son, and the Quest to Build the World's Greatest Library by Edward Wilson-Lee has an 4/4(8).

The World of Columbus & Sons sets American history into a world-wide context. Short, beautifully written stories explain what was going on during the main segments of Columbus's life. Looking at the years fromlearn about Prince Henry the Navigator, Ivan III of Russia, Gutenberg, Queen Isabella, Leonardo da Vinci, Mohammed II, the African ruler Nomi Mansa, Martin Luther, Erasmus 5/5(1).

"The cornerstone of the history of the American continent." --Washington Irving This revised edition (originally published in ) of the famous biography of Columbus by his son Ferdinand was published to coincide with the Columbus quincentenary celebrations.

Benjamin Keen's introduction traces the /5(5). Seventh Son Brewing Co., Columbus: Hours, Address, Seventh Son Brewing Co.

Reviews: //5(51). The newly discovered manuscript is "an absolutely gorgeous thing," says Edward Wilson-Lee, author of The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books— a. Books Christopher Columbus' Son Had An Enormous Library. Its Catalog Was Just Found.

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The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Christopher Columbus, His Son, and the Quest to Build the World’s Greatest Library By Michael Dirda, The Washington Post At first it seems an old story.Get this from a library! Son of Columbus. [Hans Baumann] -- The story of the fourth voyage of Columbus to the West Indies where, despite mutiny and conflict with the indians, Columbus' son forms a friendship with a local native boy.