Christopher Columbus - Mildred Stapley Byne

Christopher Columbus

By Mildred Stapley Byne

  • Release Date: 2007-01-01
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Spain, as every one knows, was the country behind the discovery of America. Few people know, however, what an important part the beautiful city of Granada played in that famous event. It was in October, 1492, that Columbus first set foot on the New World and claimed it for Spain. In January of that same year another territory had been added to that same crown; for the brave soldier-sovereigns, Ferdinand and Isabella, had conquered the Moorish kingdom of Granada in the south and made it part of their own country.