Cristobal Colon


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Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)

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Sin embargo, en este caso en concreto la autoridad que podemos suponer que otorgaba a los indigenas era indirecta, a mi modo de ver, ya que era Cristobal Colon quien conferia a lo que se supo de los habitantes de la isla esa condicion de verdad y, en definitiva, la autoridad.
I joined the Hemingways in the dining room for a light leisurely lunch, always with a glass of wine, good conversation, and Cristobal Colon, Ernest's tabby cat, sitting on the table directly in front of Ernest waiting for the Master to lift his fork so he could snatch his share without interrupting the movement, never once upsetting the Venetian crystal or causing Ernest to miss a beat of the conversation.
Reynolds basa su argumento, entre otras cosas, en una serie de relaciones onomasticas a un personaje que aparece en La Araucana de Alonso de Ercilla, en el Arauco domado de Pedro de Ona, y en tres comedias de Lope de Vega (El Nuevo Mundo descubierto por Cristobal Colon, Arauco domado y El Brasil restituido).
El nuevo mundo descubierto por Cristobal Colon / The New World Discovered by Christopher Columbus
It was one day while visiting the latter village that I observed the children in the all-Black one-room Cristobal Colon (Christopher Columbus) Elementary School sitting on the ground during their lessons.
In the first part Carey-Webb writes about seventeenth-century European theater, comparing Lope de Vega's El nuevo mundo descubierto pot Cristobal Colon and Shakespeare's The Tempest.
It was February 1993, and I had just published Kamau Brathwaite's "I Cristobal Colon.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- The Labor Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Dominican Republic ruled in favor today of CAEI regarding litigation brought against the company's Cristobal Colon sugar mill surrounding labor contracts.
It is no secret amongst historians that Christopher Columbus hid his true identity and changed his birth name to the pseudonym of Cristobal Colon.
Si, como escribiera Quevedo, "Poderoso caballero es don dinero," a lo largo de seis capitulos bien documentados Vilches comprueba la veracidad de estos versos satiricos deteniendo la mirada critica en el oro que entra y sale por los textos variopintos de Cristobal Colon, Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo, Bernal Diaz del Castillo y Francisco de Xerez; estudia el valor que este metal precioso adquiere en la obra de Cervantes y Mateo Aleman; fija la imposicion de una naciente economia en la obra literaria de Antonio de Guevara, Cristobal de Villalon y Leonardo de Argensola, Lope de Vega y Tirso de Molina; y ademas delinea diversas cuestiones de deuda, valor e inversion en los tratados economicos de Luis Ortiz, Martin Gonzalez de Cellorigo, Luis Valle de la Cerda o Alonso Carranza, entre otros.
The shipments would come through the port of Cristobal Colon, and arrive at the port of Tampico in the Mexican Caribbean.
Called Cristobal Colon, it had been planned in 1990 to be on stream before 2000 to supply both the US market, Latin America and Europe.
In Andalusia, the future CCGT Cristobal Colon in Huelva, 400 MW, has just obtained authorizations, so it will be able to begin its construction shortly.
Another little publicized fact is that the discoverer's true name was not Christopher Columbus, this name, or better yet, Cristobal Colon in Spanish, was the discoverer's assumed identity in Spain, thus Mr.
El segundo capitulo se dedica a examinar la representacion discursiva de los nativos americanos en los escritos de Cristobal Colon y Americo Vespucci, enfocandose en la construccion textual del cuerpo indigena en clara oposicion al sujeto masculino heterosexual que lo escribe.