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Myth: Christopher Columbus discovered the earth is round.

Fact: The fact is, Aristotle proved the world is round by noticing that the earth casts a spherical shadow on the moon during an eclipse. The fact that the earth is round was generally accepted by the time Columbus came along.

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The Conquest of America: The Question of the Other

Sterling Biographies: Christopher Columbus: The Voyage That Changed the World