Italian sailors knew about America 150 years before Columbus voyage, research shows

News 10/11/21, 02:19

Researchers believe that Italian mariners knew about America 150 years before Christopher Columbus found the continent. A 14th-century Milanese friar has left a collection of writings referring to Genoan mariners knowing of a country west of Greenland "where giants live." The text was discovered by Italian researchers when researching the Cronica Universalis ...

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