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Christopher Columbus (1451 - 1506) was an Italian explorer most notable for his trips to the Americas.

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Did Columbus have Jewish ancestry?

There are a number of articles and books that claim that Christopher Columbus has Jewish acenstry: Christopher Columbus: Jewish Virtual Library The mystery regarding Columbus' origins is largely ...
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Did the story of Columbus and the lunar eclipse take place?

In eclipse season, it’s bound to happen that someone will quote the story of Columbus fooling the settlers into believing that his god was upset with them and therefore eclipsed the moon. But as ...