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CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS

AN EXPLORER FAMED FOR KICK-STARTING THE SPANISH CONQUEST OF THE NEW WORLD

ITALY, 1451-1506

01 COLUMBUS NEARLY DIED ON HIS FIRST ATLANTIC VOYAGE

Columbus displayed a keen interest in sailing and exploring from an early age, embarking on several voyages in the Mediterranean and Aegean seas. However, his first Atlantic expedition in 1476 nearly ended in disaster, as his ship was attacked by French privateers off the coast of Portugal, forcing him to swim to safety.

02 Asia was the intended destination, not America

Financed by the Spanish monarchy, Columbus embarked on the first of four voyages towards

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Happy Birthday, Colum6us

As we celebrate the 200th birthday of Columbus, we also take the time to celebrate the people, businesses and leaders who built this great city and continue to make it such a wonderful place to call home. As such, the theme of this year’s Central Ohio Home & Garden Show, presented by grid SMART from AEP Ohio, is «Happy Birthday, Columbus! Come Celebrate With US.»

Columbus is a giving community. Individuals and businesses alike go out of their way to make a difference by being generous with their time and money.

Last summer, the community, along with the help of

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GLORIOUS GARDENS

Central Ohio landscape designers routinely handle tweaks and transformations. But translating a Columbus icon into foliage and flowers? Now that’s a design challenge of the first order.

Central Ohio Home & Garden Show planners insisted that the 2012 gardens adhere closely to the theme «Happy Birthday Columbus,» honoring the 200th anniversary of the city’s founding.

Designers found inspiration in everything from City Hall to city history and say visitors will find plenty of ideas, from paving to patios and furnishings to fire places, to transplant in their backyards.

«It was a little bit difficult, a little bit different,» says Charlie

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Day in the Life — Sailor of Columbus

A SEAMAN ON CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS’S FLAGSHIP VOYAGING TO THE NEW WORLD ATLANTIC OCEAN, 1492

As a sailor heading towards the unknown Americas, there wouldn’t have been any shortage of tasks, and the work would have been hard and, in many cases, perilous. They were exploring uncharted waters, and doing so in cramped conditions, with makeshift sleeping areas and bland provisions. The flagship of the expedition, the Santa Maria, ultimately didn’t survive Columbus’s first transatlantic voyage, as it ran aground off Haiti in Decembe:

1492 and was abandoned, but it nevertheless remains an emblem of the explorer’s achievements and provides a

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AEP Ohio celebrates Columbus Bicentennial with Gifts that Keeps on Saving

Home Energy Savings Tour and gridSMART Mobile from AEP Ohio roll into Home & Garden Show

As the Central Ohio Home & Garden Show says «Happy Birthday, Columbus! Come Celebrate with US,» show visitors will have the opportunity to visit AEP Ohio’s Home Energy Savings Tour (HEST) and the gridSMART Mobile from AEP Ohio.

This year, AEP Ohio will be giving Columbus the gift of energy savings and encouraging its customers to participate in the company’s efficient products programs.

In addition to the HEST interactive displays, efficiency experts will be on hand to demonstrate how customers can save money and

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Knights of the New World

Columbus ordered all residents over the age of 14 every three months to take the Spanish thimble of golden sand, or 25 pounds of cotton (in areas where gold was not). Have fulfilled the quota was hung on the neck of a copper medal with the date of receipt of the last tribute. Badge give the holder the right to three months of life.

Twelfth October 1492 The Spaniards set foot on the land of the New World. The turning point in the history of mankind: the meeting of two worlds.

Caught without it or with an expired

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Severstal launched the second stage of the enterprise Severstal Columbus cost $ 550 million

Recently our website talked about the increase in market share of the Russian company NLMK in Western Europe.

And now — the next news: Severstal North America (SNA), a subsidiary of JSC "Severstal", has launched the second stage of the enterprise in the city of Columbus (United States, Mississippi), the total investment was $ 550 million, the company said "Severstal". The completed project to expand production at the company Severstal Columbus will increase its annual capacity to 3.1 million tons of steel. As a result, the plant's capacity will be doubled. The project to expand production capacity included installation

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Bet you did not know … Myths about the Middle Ages

03.04.2013

In the Middle Ages 9 out of 10 people have died, and did not live up to 40 years

Accurate data on life expectancy in the distant past, we, of course not, but historians say that in the Middle Ages it was somewhere around 35 years. (In any case, 50% of those born survive to that age). But that does not mean that people were dying only when they reach 35 years of age. Yes, the average life expectancy was about this, but many died in childhood. We do not know exactly what is

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Severstal launched the second stage of the enterprise Severstal Columbus cost $ 550 million

Recently our website talked about the increase in market share of the Russian company NLMK in Western Europe.

And now — the next news: Severstal North America (SNA), a subsidiary of JSC "Severstal", has launched the second stage of the enterprise in the city of Columbus (United States, Mississippi), the total investment was $ 550 million, the company said "Severstal". The completed project to expand production at the company Severstal Columbus will increase its annual capacity to 3.1 million tons of steel. As a result, the plant’s capacity will be doubled. The project to expand production capacity included installation

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The goalkeeper said MLS debut in goal scored (video)

Goalkeeper "New York Red Bulls’ Danny Kepero in his MLS debut against the" Columbus "marked scored a goal. The coaching staff was forced to trust in goal Kepero as the main goalkeeper of the team is disqualified for doping. Thus, the 23-year-old goalkeeper became the first goalkeeper MLS, which debut managed to hit the opponent. It should be noted that a meeting between "New York Red Bulls" and "Columbus" ended in victory for the team Kepero 3-1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4u0tNcq3SGY&eurl=http://www.championat.ru/football/news-149828.html

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