TIL that Christopher Columbus’s signature is written in a combinaison of Greek and Latin script, whose exact meaning has not been decyphered yet. People have used the signature to “prove” that he was Greek, Portuguese, Jewish…

Read more: https://www.christopher-columbus.eu/signature.htm

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  1. Spain: Here are your 3 ships, please sign here.

    CC: Sign?

    Spain: Write your name here.

    CC: Write?

    Spain: Yeah, like the rest of the agreement, put the letters you need to spell your name on the line below.

    CC: *nervously copies some letters he’s seen before.


    People in 2022: Wow, what a mystery this is, what could his signature mean?

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