It was not until 1507 that people began to realize that what Columbus had discovered was not a new route to India, but instead was a completely new world. The first person to suggest that this was the case was an Italian explorer by the name of Amerigo Vespucci.
Because he was the first to realize that a new world had been discovered, map makers began calling this new land the ‘Americas’ in honor of him.
I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.
The ancient Etruscans painted women white and men red in the wall paintings they used to decorate tombs.