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Move to Christoffa Corombo

Obviously "Christopher Columbus" is the most well-known version of his name in English, but in his main Assassin's Creed appearance, Discovery, he is referred to exclusively by his Ligurian (Genoese) name, "Christoffa" since Ligurian is his native language. Wikipedia, however, notes that his Ligurian name is properly spelled "Cristoffa" without the "h", but Discovery has it with the "h". I would need to double-check on the surname being given as "Corombo" in the game... Wikipedia says the Ligurian version should have it as "Combo"... and thus far I can't find where the game gives his surname. In any case, he is never referred to by the English "Christopher Columbus" in the game, and we would have to confirm if it is referred to as such in the film and its novelization. His Italian name itself is "Christoforo Colombo". If "Christoffa Corombo" really is the full name in Discovery, it seems they mixed up his Ligurian and Italian name. In any case, we should probably refer to him by the name used the most in Assassin's Creed sources rather than the name he is popularly known by in the real-life. Sol Pacificus(Cyfiero) 22:21, February 21, 2017 (UTC)

Ohhhh, according to Wikipedia at least, "Christoffa Corombo" is the 16th century Ligurian version of his name with "Cristoffa Combo" probably being modern Ligurian. Sol Pacificus(Cyfiero) 22:30, February 21, 2017 (UTC)
He is referred to as Christopher Columbus in the movie. I would recommend we stick to the English version of his name. The Wikia Editor (talk) 11:48, February 22, 2017 (UTC)

Past manual move

I just wanted to make a note here that I just discovered that an editor had incorrectly moved the page Christoffa Corombo to "Christopher Columbus" here manually. In other words, he simply switched the content around rather than using the "rename/move" function as he was supposed to, presumably due to the conflict resulting from moving to a page that already exists. The reason why pages aren't supposed to be moved manually like this is to not split the history pages which, as we can see here and here, is exactly what happened. I'm not sure if I should also point this out, but this move was also in error for the fact that at the time "Christoffa Corombo" was the only canonically verified name, and no discussion had been held regarding such a move. :-/ Anyways, as per the discussion just above this, we're keeping "Christopher Columbus" since it is used in newer sources now, even if in more minor instances, but I thought it'd be a good idea to leave a note here about the history page being split. Sol Pacificus(Cyfiero) 11:32, March 8, 2017 (UTC)

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