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Christopher Columbus’ Handwritten Notes, 15th century

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Columbus’ Notes

Handwritten notes by Christopher Columbus on the Latin edition of Marco Polo’s Le Livre des Merveilles.

Marco Polo’s description of the Far East and its riches inspired Christopher Columbus’ decision to try to reach those lands by a western route.

See also-

Christopher Columbus Sets Sail, 1492

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