The New World is one of the names used for the Earth's Western Hemisphere,
specifically the .... Peter Martyr used the term Orbe Novo (literally, "New Globe",
but often translated as "...
Nov 5, 2013 ... On his heels came colonists and other explorers, and ever since he first set foot
on land, the New World has been connected with Europe.
Italian explorer Christopher Columbus, sailing for Spain's Ferdinand and Isabella
, accidently discovered the New World. Columbus had set out to find a route ...
Dec 12, 2013 ... Abu Raihan al-Biruni, an Islamic scholar from Central Asia, may have discovered
the New World centuries before Columbus – without leaving ...
Oct 8, 2007 ... Most of us were taught that Christopher Columbus discovered ... Who discovered
America? ... What did Leif Erikson make of this New World?
During his lifetime, Columbus led a total of four expeditions to the New World,
discovering various Caribbean islands, the Gulf of Mexico, and the South and ...
Oct 8, 2013 ... Half a millennium before Columbus “discovered” America, those Viking ...
recounted Eriksson's exploits in the New World around A.D. 1000.
By the time of the European “discovery” of the New World, there were perhaps as
many as 100 million native Americans, the vast majority living in Central and ...
Since the enormous geographical expanse of the New World had yet to be
discovered, no one at the time realized the treaty's favorable ramifications for
As a result, we are much more aware of the effect of the Discovery of the New
World, as the Europeans conceived it, upon the Americas, than the effect that the