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In all, seventeen editions of the letter were published between and It was acquired in by the Spanish government and is currently deposited at the Archivo General de Indias in Seville.

Jewish and New Schristian Elements”, Midstream. Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. During the return journey, while aboard the ship, Columbus wrote a letter reporting the results of his voyage and announcing his discovery of the “islands of the Indies”.

La carta de Colón anunciando el descubrimiento

Retrieved from ” https: Thus, on his first shot, the pope effectively left the matter unsettled until the determination of the islands’ actual geographic location. This is a probable reference to dsscubrimiento Caribs from the Leeward Islandsalthough neither the word “cannibal” nor “Carib” appears in the printed editions however, in the Copiador letter, he claims the “monsters” come from an island called “Caribo”, possibly Dominica. The date February 18 and the identification of the Azores island of Santa Maria rather than the Canaries are anomalies not normally found in other editions of the Letter to Santangel.

As to the humans, he saw them this way: At the end of his printed letter, Columbus promises that if the Catholic Monarchs back his bid to return with a larger fleet, he will bring back a lot of gold, spicescotton anucniando referenced in the lettermastic gumaloeslavesand possibly rhubarb and cinnamon “of which I heard about here”.


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While all the Spanish desckbrimiento are very close to each other, historians believe they are not merely corrected reprints of each other, but that all derive independently or at least in consultation with an unknown prior edition or manuscript. For a reproduction with English translation, see Dunn and Kelley Most other early Latin editions are reprints of that edition.

El 12 de octubre de el vigia Rodrigo Sanchez de Triana, diviso tierra. Indeed, until the discovery of Columbus’s on-board journal, first published in the 19th century, this letter was the only known direct testimony by Columbus of his experiences on the first voyage of Columbus says the monsters are reported to be long-haired, very ferocious, and “eat human flesh” “los quales comen carne humana”.

Columbus’s physical descriptions are brief, noting only that the natives have straight hair and cristpbal are they black like those in Guinea”. Santangel had been the person who made the case to, and persuaded, Queen Isabella to sponsor Columbus’s voyage eight months earlier. Columbusso long as they are not possessed by any Christian owner which Columbus’s letter confirmed. Thanks for telling us about the problem. In retrospect, however, some hints are given earlier.

Refresh and try again. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. One of Gabriel’s nephews, also named Juan Sanchez, would later become the agent of the Aragon treasury in Seville and descubirmiento contractor of supplies for the Hispaniola colonies.

For an English translation of the also-corrected third Roman Silber edition, see R. El no fue el gran hombre que nos obligaron en un pasado a amar y construir estatuas en su honor. This copy contains a significantly different ending, ” Fecha en la carabela, sobre la Isla de S. Anunciandoo material may be challenged and removed. The notion of colonization for profit was not unfamiliar at the time.


The few points of marvel in Columbus’s letter—cannibals, men with tails, and the island of the Amazons—are brief and anunciandp hearsay, dismissible as usual travel myths, unlikely to draw serious attention or set tongues talking in humanist circles. The Portuguese king suspected rightly, as it turns out that the islands discovered by Columbus lay below the latitude line of the Canary Islands approx.

Columbus’s letter on the first voyage

The existence of the Latin letter to Gabriel Sanchez was known long before anuciando existence of the Spanish letter to Santangel. Get to Know Us. Well, well-beyond all the polemics on slavery and diseases brought along into the continent of America, these letters have a beautiful side. In the letter, Christopher Columbus does not describe the journey itself, saying only that he traveled thirty-three days and arrived at the islands of “the Indies” las Indias”all of which I took possession for our Highnesses, with proclaiming heralds and flying royal standards, and no one objecting”.

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Desfubrimiento the letter, Columbus urges the Catholic monarchs to sponsor a second, larger expedition to the Indies, promising to bring back immense riches. Some of the woodcuts are reproduced in the edition. It would be highly presumptuous for Columbus to sign his name that way in February or March, when the original letter was drafted, before that success was confirmed by the royal court.

On September 24,Christopher Columbus departed on his second voyage to the west Indies, with a massive new fleet.