Columbus’s Adventures in Nakedness

From an essay:

Before encountering the indigenous people Columbus probably had never even seen a naked person. It isn’t surprising he had a shock when he saw them!

7 thoughts on “Columbus’s Adventures in Nakedness

  1. It’s a little known fact Europeans in the fifteenth century had clothes surgically attached to them from birth.


        1. I still haven’t been able to get them to define the Imquisition in a more precise way than “Inquisition is when Ferdinand and Isabel wanted to expel the Jews.”

          “It’s when” will be the end of me one day.


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