Columbus is a Latinized version of the Italian surname "Colombo". It most commonly refers to:
- Christopher Columbus
- Columbus, Ohio, United States
Columbus may also refer to:
Other articles related to "columbus":
... The Columbus Citizen-Journal was a daily morning newspaper in Columbus, Ohio published by the Scripps Howard company ... staff in a joint operating agreement with The Columbus Dispatch ...
... and communities of Muscogee County, Georgia, United States County seat Columbus Cities Columbus Neighborhoods Bibb City Columbus City Custer Terrace Fortson Midland Upatoi Military base Fort ...
... Columbus and his crew, landing on an island in the Bahamas on October 12, 1492, were the first Europeans to encounter the Taíno people ... Columbus wrote They traded with us and gave us everything they had, with good will..they took great delight in pleasing us..They are very gentle and without ... The Taínos called the island Guanahaní which Columbus renamed as San Salvador (Spanish for "Holy Savior") ...
... Operations were moved to nearby Columbus in 1814 after it became the state's new capital ... military service during the American Civil War, he returned to Columbus and rapidly established the Journal as one of the leading newspapers in Ohio ... The rival Columbus Citizen had been founded in 1899 as an independent newspaper not affiliated with a political party ...
... "Prayer of Columbus" is a poem written by the late American poet Walt Whitman ... evokes the enterprising spirit of the Christopher Columbus in a God-fearing light, who rediscovered the North American continent in 1492, leading to the colonization of the Americas by the emerging ... as having discovered the North American continent roughly 500 years earlier, Columbus' rediscovery has had a more lasting impact on the colonization trends that ...
Famous quotes containing the word columbus:
“Why is it that many contemporary male thinkers, especially men of color, repudiate the imperialist legacy of Columbus but affirm dimensions of that legacy by their refusal to repudiate patriarchy?”
—bell hooks (b. c. 1955)
“If Columbus was the first to discover the islands, Americus Vespucius and Cabot, and the Puritans, and we their descendants, have discovered only the shores of America.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“The American who first discovered Columbus made a bad discovery.”
—G.C. (Georg Christoph)