A nation that draws too broad a difference between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards, and its fighting done by fools. — Thucydides

Alonso de Ojeda

1465–1515
Civilization: Hispanic — Caribean
   Field of Renown:  explorer — Amazon
Era:  Exploration

Spanish conquistador who made several daring expeditions to the new world. Associate of Vespucci and Pizarro.

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Story Links
Book Links
Alonso de Ojeda and the Carib Cacique  in  Historical Tales: Spanish American  by  Charles Morris
With Ojeda the Fighter  in  Amerigo Vespucci  by  Frederick A. Ober

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Ojeda galloped off with his astonished captive
 in South American Fights and Fighters

The Indians poured a rain of poisoned arrows
 in South American Fights and Fighters

Ojeda's First Voyage
 in Amerigo Vespucci