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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyages_of_Christopher_Columbus

In 1492, a Spanish-based transatlantic maritime expedition led by Christopher Columbus ... The search for a westward route to Asia continued in 1513 when Vasco ... to sail out west into the Atlantic, search for a western route to India, and return. ... Where Columbus did differ from the generally accepted view of his time was ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronology_of_European_exploration_of_Asia

This is a chronology of the early European exploration of Asia. Contents. [hide]. 1 First wave of .... 3) When Marco Polo visited China, the northern part was ruled by the Mongol ... 1492: Christopher Columbus sets sail in search of western route to Asia. ... de Tovar, Simão de Miranda, Pero de Ataíde did the entire trip to India.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Columbus

Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. Born in the Republic of ... Columbus had set course in hopes of finding a western route to the Indies (Asia). ... In the same year, Christopher was on a Genoese ship hired in the service of René of Anjou to support his attempt to conquer the Kingdom of ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/columbus-sets-sail

From the Spanish port of Palos, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sets sail in ... the Pinta, and the Nina—on a journey to find a western sea route to China, India, ... scope of what he did achieve: He had discovered for Europe the New World, .... On this day in 1949, after a damaging three-year battle to win both players ...

www.rmg.co.uk/discover/explore/Christopher-columbus-0

Explorer Christopher Columbus (1451–1506) is famed for his 1492 ... In actual fact, Columbus did not actually discover North America, but he was the first ... Columbus wanted to find a new route to India, China, Japan and the Spice Islands. .... Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year · Exhibitions & events · Opening ...

www.quora.com/Why-was-Christopher-Columbus-searching-for-India

Indo-European trade through the Incense Route, Spice trade and the maritime silk road has ... By the middle of the 15th century, Western Europe acquired the tools and passion for ... Did Christopher Columbus believe that America was India? When ... When Columbus first came ashore and was greeted by the Arawak native ...

www.the-map-as-history.com/maps/10-age_of_discovery.php

A few years later, Vasco de Gama reached India by sailing around Southern Africa. ... Age of Discovery, New World, Magellan's voyage, Christopher Columbus, Vasco da ... However, this maritime exploit by a few hundred men did not lead to ... of Castile who provided the funds for his plan to sail to Asia by a western route.

www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/columbus-confusion-about-the-new-world-140132422

Christopher Columbus carried ideas that boded ill for Indies natives. ... In the year 1513, a group of men led by Vasco Núñez de Balboa marched across the ... But the New World did not erase the Old. Rather, the Old World determined what ... India were then known in Europe—he was studying the old writers to find out what ...

www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1033.html

The role of Christopher Columbus in the history of the United States of America. ... During the second half of the 15th century, Portugal was the great Western center of ... During his years in Portugal, Columbus heard tales from sailors about lands ... islands of Asia, but were uncertain of whether they had approached India , ...