Some articles on columbus:
... of the Capitulations of Santa Fe, after his first voyage Columbus was appointed Viceroy and Governor of the Indies, which in practice entailed primarily the ... By the end of his third voyage, Columbus was physically and mentally exhausted his body was wracked by arthritis and his eyes by ophthalmia ... By then, accusations of tyranny and incompetence on the part of Columbus had also reached the Court ...
Famous quotes containing the words brothers and/or columbus:
“Last night I watched my brothers play,
The gentle and the reckless one,
In a field two yards away.
For half a century they were gone
Beyond the other side of care
To be among the peaceful dead.”
—Edwin Muir (18871959)
“The American who first discovered Columbus made a bad discovery.”
—G.C. (Georg Christoph)