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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Amerigo Vespucci’s Account of His First Voyage

Amerigo Vespucci was an Italian explorer, financier, navigator and cartographer who lived from March 9, 1454 to February 22, 1512.  He was the first to demonstrate that Brazil and the West Indies were not, after all, the eastern boundaries of … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Letter of Columbus to Luis de Sant Angel Announcing His Discovery

“I am a most noteworthy sinner, but I have cried out to the Lord for grace and mercy, and they have covered me completely. I have found the sweetest consolation since I made it my whole purpose to enjoy His … Continue reading

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