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Hello Freddy, and welcome.

My question is about Christophorus Columbus' enterprise and a possible link with the templars.

Despite being a very famous person in History, some aspects of his life are still unknown. Some researchers have suggested that perhaps he was not italian, but catalonian or portuguese, and perhaps he was a templar (or had a good relationship with them). And it is well known that, before presenting his project to the kings of Spain, he had been previously in the portuguese royal court looking for the portuguese support for his plans. And it is also suggested that in that court he might have had access to secrets maps of America, made by early European explorers... the templars.

Regarding this, there has been some speculation about the situation of the main port of the templars, La Rochelle, which was located in the Atlantic coast, while it would have been more logical to have a main port in the Mediterranian Sea, the Templars' natural field of operations. Some authors claim that the reason for this location has to do with secret expeditions to obtain silver in South America. And, last but not least, it is undeniable that the three ships commanded by Columbus in his first trip wore the typical templar "paté" cross in their sails.

What's your opinion on these speculations?

Thank you in advance,
Titus Livius

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Columbus and the templars 1208 Titus Livius 14-Apr-13 22:12
Re: Columbus and the templars 256 Thunderbird 14-Apr-13 23:13
Re: Columbus and the templars 290 Titus Livius 15-Apr-13 14:12
Re: Columbus and the templars 212 Vanya 15-Apr-13 08:02
Re: Columbus and the templars 252 loveritas 15-Apr-13 08:30
Re: Columbus and the templars 198 Vanya 16-Apr-13 16:55
Re: Columbus and the templars 248 loveritas 16-Apr-13 21:36
Re: Navigations,Papal Bulls and Slavery 424 Thunderbird 17-Apr-13 02:56
Follow the Money 265 loveritas 17-Apr-13 22:43
Re: Follow the Money/NT 185 Thunderbird 18-Apr-13 03:48
Re: Follow the Money/NT 256 Eddie Larry 19-Apr-13 00:54
Re: Follow the Money/NT 271 Thunderbird 19-Apr-13 04:04
Re: Follow the Money/NT 247 Vanya 19-Apr-13 05:24
Re: Follow the Money/NT 273 Eddie Larry 19-Apr-13 18:22
Re: Follow the Money/NT 281 Thunderbird 20-Apr-13 03:34
Thanks for this personal/transpersonal history 277 Dr. Lew Graham 20-Apr-13 12:29
Re: Follow the Money/NT 203 Eddie Larry 20-Apr-13 18:11
Re: Follow the Money/NT 265 Audrey 22-Apr-13 05:31
Re: Follow the Money/NT 181 Vanya 22-Apr-13 06:17
Re: Follow the Money 185 Vanya 18-Apr-13 06:55
Re: Columbus and the templars 172 Vanya 17-Apr-13 06:59
Re: Columbus and the templars 255 Titus Livius 15-Apr-13 12:32
Re: Columbus and the templars 215 FreddySilva 15-Apr-13 14:11
Re: Columbus and the templars 304 Vanya 16-Apr-13 19:47
Re: Columbus and the templars 227 FreddySilva 15-Apr-13 14:04
Re: Columbus in Portugal 1476 to 1485 219 Thunderbird 15-Apr-13 19:19
Re: La Rochelle & Knights Templars 1139 Vanya 17-Apr-13 11:57
Re: La Rochelle & Knights Templars 255 Titus Livius 21-Apr-13 08:36
Re: La Rochelle & Knights Templars 247 Vanya 21-Apr-13 16:17
Re: Columbus and the templars 194 BostonMikeR 07-May-13 05:38


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