Monday, October 11, 2010

Columbus Day, 2010

Whatever you think about the colonization of the Americas, Cristoforo Colombo was one hell of a man. Not only did he have cojones to spare, he was an intelligent, multilingual and cultivated man, especially considering his modest background.

Here is a view of his marginalia in Latin on the Latin text of fellow Italian explorer, Marco Polo- one of his inspirations.