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When did Columbus discover americas ?

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Asked by ABDULLAH, 05 Dec '11 11:37 pm
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l. A Muslim historian and geographer Abul-Hassan Ali Ibn Al-Hussain Al-Masudi (871 - 957 CE) wrote in his book Muruj Adh-dhahab wa Maadin al-Jawhar (The Meadows of Gold and Quarries of Jewels) that during the rule of the Muslim Caliph of Spain Abdullah Ibn Muhammad (888 - 912 CE), a Muslim navigator Khashkhash Ibn Saeed Ibn Aswad of Cordoba, Spain sailed from Delba (Palos) in 889 CE, crossed the Atlantic, reached an unknown territory (Ard Majhoola) and returned with fabulous treasures. In Al-Masudi's map of the world there is a large area in the ocean of darkness and fog (the Atlantic ocean) which he referred to as the unknown territory (the Americas).

2. A Muslim historian Abu Bakr Ibn Umar Al-Gutiyya narrated that during the reign of the Muslim Caliph of Spain, Hisham II (976 -1009 CE), another Muslim navigator Ibn Farrukh of Granada sailed from Kadesh (February 999 CE) into the Atlantic, landed in Gando (Great Canary Islands) visiting King Guanariga, and con ...more
Answered by truth exposed, 05 Dec '11 11:44 pm

 
  
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When Did Columbus 'Discover' The Americas? 1492? Not according to Ruggero Marino, who claims that Columbus actually reached America in 1485. The conventional view is that Columbus set sail on the first of his four great voyages in 1492, having been sponsored by Ferdinand II and Isabella I of Spain. Marino argues that there was an earlier, and wholly successful voyage, financed by Pope Innocent VIII and his relatives, the Medici family. Marino continues, claiming that when Innocent died the new Pope, Alexander VI, gave the 'rights' and information to the leaders of his native Spain, prompting Columbus's, apparently better known, journeys.
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Answered by vijay, 05 Dec '11 11:49 pm

 
  
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Answered by kamal purohit, 05 Dec '11 11:40 pm

 
  
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