The greatest explorers

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domingo 20 de Agosto de 2017
by  Anabela MIRANDA Da TORRE

The greatest navigators

In the 2nd Learning, Teaching and Training activities, in Romania, the portuguese student Bernardo Campos with 14 years old from the 9th grade, presented us the greatest navigators such as Vasco da Gama, Cristovão Colombo e Marco Polo.Automatic word wrap
Christovão Colombo was a European navigator and explorer of the fifteenth century whose greatest achievement was to have reached America under the orders of the Kings of Spain. The date and place of birth of Christovão Colombo are not very consensual.Automatic word wrapAutomatic word wrap
The most widespread theory is that Christovão Colombo was born in 1451 in the Republic of Genoa, Italy. Other theories claim that it was Portuguese or Spanish.Automatic word wrapAutomatic word wrap
First of all he didn’t know how to speak or write Italian and in addition, he didn’t give a single Italian name to any of the lands he discovered. For example the island of Cuba is the name of a Portuguese village "Cuba" belonging to the District of Beja, Alentejo region.









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