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Re: A Middle Age?

Poster: "Ed Hopkins" <Ed.Hopkins@MCI.Com>

> Alfredo suggests:
> > I would suppose that Master Thomas would say that Columbus ushered
> > in the Age of Discovery, and that wasn't a middle age.

Leifr counters:

> No, not Columbus, John the Navigator of Portugal ushered in the Age of 
> Discovery.  Columbus is just whom we think of first.

John the Navigator _started_ the Age of Discovery, but it just
waited in the wings until Columbus _ushered_it_in_.

-- Alfredo el Bufon
(who chooses his words carefully)

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