ATG Quirkies: The Other Columbus Encircled the World of Learning

by | Apr 15, 2019 | 0 comments

Photograph: Suzanne Reitz/Arnamagnæan Institute, University of Copenhagen

And what makes it even more fascinating, the catalogue  “contains more than 2,000 pages and summaries from the library of Hernando Colón, the illegitimate son of Christopher Columbus who made it his life’s work to create the biggest library the world had ever known in the early part of the 16th century…”

(Thanks, as always, to John Riley of Gabriel Books for providing ATG Quirkies)

 

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