Manuscript reveals lost books of Christopher Columbus’ son’s library – BBC Sounds

A newly found library catalogue contains thousands of summaries of books thought lost to time. The Libro de los Epítomes manuscript contains more than 2,000 pages and summaries of books from the library of Hernando Colón, the son of Christopher Columbus, who aimed to create the biggest library the world. Cambridge academic Edward Wilson-Lee is the biographer of Hernando Colón. Image: The Libro de los Epítomes manuscript. Credit: Suzanne Reitz/Arnamagnæan Institute, University of Copenhagen.

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Note the BBC Newshour News Bulletin in which this was originally reported:

BBC – Newshour – 10 April 2019:

 

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