[–] DiegoVanLoon 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Postulate the pre Columbus incidence of syphilis in Italy in particular indicates there were secret voyages to and from the New World before his 1492 expedition, that the sailors who went back and forth on the same secret trips brought the disease to Europe.

[–] nwguy 1 point -1 points (+0|-1) ago  (edited ago)

it did.. the dirty Europeans brought all those diseases to South america and kill off billions of those people. the first voyages recall of HUGE cites of indians in a city as far as you could see. the next voyage all they found was forrest, they all died