History of Spain
The history of Spain dates back to the Early Middle Ages. In 1500, Habsburg Spain unified a number of disparate predecessor kingdoms; its modern form of a constitutional monarchy was introduced in 181...
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Ancient DNA From Spain’s ‘Pit Of Bones’ Could Reveal The Origin Of Neanderthals
Few analysis of DNA from a collection of bones found in Spain – the oldest human DNA of its kind ever studied – could help write the history of early humankind. The research, published Monday in the j...
Cave DNA Unravels Riddle Of The Basque People
Scientists show distinct population, with unique language, descended from local hunter gatherers who mixed with arriving farmers - rather than being an indigenous group who lived separately for mi...
Hotel To Open At The Palace Of Versailles As Castle Needs Funding
For an overnight stay fit for a king or a queen, look no further than France's Palace of Versailles. More than seven million people visit the opulent gilded masterpiece each year, but that hasn't kept...
Spanish King Juan Carlos to Abdicate
Spain's King Juan Carlos I, ailing and tainted by a family corruption scandal, announced Monday that he will abdicate in favor of Prince Felipe, handing his 46-year-old son the challenge of restoring ...
Toledo Old Town - Spain - World Heritage Site by UNESCO
Ferries to Spain: http://ferriesspain.net/ Toledo is a municipality located in central Spain, 70 km south of Madrid. It is the capital of the province of Tol...
Andalusian classical music - Binyamin Bouzaglo - Ami de mon âme
Yedid Nefesh Poème de la tradition andalouse-algérienne. celebre chant de Chabbat interpreté dans le style arabo-andalou.
Spanish Golden Age - Spanish Music of the Golden Age (Suite I)
Spanish Music of the Golde Age (1600-1700) 1.- Rujero (Gaspar Sanz, 1640-1710) 2.- Paradetas (Gaspar Sanz) 3.- Folias (Anonymous) 4.- Pabana (Francisco Guera...
History of Sherry - Tio Pepe/A Glass of Sherry
A preview of Zev Robinson's documentary on Gonzalez Byass, and the history of sherry and Jerez.
Kingdom of Asturias - Asturian Pre-Romanesque ♱ Prerrománico Asturiano
Pre-Romanesque architecture in Asturias is framed between the years 711 and 910, the period of the rise, extension and disappearance of the kingdom of Asturias.
Councils of Toledo - Toledo Old Town - Spain - World Heritage Site by UNESCO
Ferries to Spain: http://ferriesspain.net/ Toledo is a municipality located in central Spain, 70 km south of Madrid. It is the capital of the province of Tol...
Córdoba, Andalusia - Córdoba, Spain: Magnificent Mezquita
Tucked into a bend of its river, Córdoba is rich in Roman, Moorish and Christian history. Within massive old town walls, inviting courtyards and convivial sq...
Córdoba, Andalusia - Cordoba - Andalusia [Spain]
Cordoba is one of the most lovely cities in Andalusia, and one of the most cultural in Spain. Its monuments, gastronomy, historic city centre, and beauty are...
Moors - YouTube - When the Moors Ruled in Spain (2 of 11)
When the Moors Ruled in Spain (2 of 11). A story of a muslim Spain of history.
Prehistoric Iberia
The prehistory of the Iberian Peninsula begins with the arrival of the first hominins 1.2 million years ago and ends with the Punic Wars, when the territory enters the domains of written history. In t...
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Carthaginian Iberia
The Carthaginian presence in Iberia lasted from 575 BC to 206 BC when the Carthaginians were defeated at the Battle of Ilipa in the Second Punic War.
The Phoenicians were a people from the eastern...
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Roman conquest of Hispania
The Roman conquest of Hispania was a historical period that began with the Roman landing at Empúries in 218 BC and ended with the Roman conquest of the Iberian Peninsula, then Hispania, by Caesar Augu...
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Hispania
Hispania (/hɪˈspeɪniə/) was the Roman name for the Iberian Peninsula. Under the Republic, Hispania was divided into two provinces: Hispania Citerior and Hispania Ulterior. During the Principate, Hispa...
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Visigothic Kingdom
The Visigothic Kingdom was a kingdom that occupied what is now southwestern France and the Iberian Peninsula from the 5th to the 8th centuries. One of the Germanic successor states to the Wes...
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Spain in the Middle Ages
In many ways, the history of Spain is marked by waves of conquerors who brought their distinct cultures to the peninsula. After the passage of the Vandals and Alans down the Mediterranean coast of Hi...
Imperator totius Hispaniae
Imperator totius Hispaniae is a Latin title meaning "Emperor of all Spain". In Spain in the Middle Ages, the title "emperor" (from Latin imperator) was used under a variety of circumstances from the n...
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Umayyad conquest of Hispania
The Umayyad conquest of Hispania is the initial expansion of the Umayyad Caliphate over Hispania largely extending from 711 to 788. The conquest resulted in the destruction of the Visigothic Kingdom a...
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Al-Andalus
Al-Andalus (Arabic: الأندلس‎, trans. al-ʼAndalus; Spanish: Al-Ándalus; Portuguese: Al-Ândalus; Aragonese: Al-Andalus; Catalan: Al-Àndalus; Berber: Andalus or Wandalus), also ...
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Reconquista
The Reconquista ("reconquest") is a period of approximately 781 years in the history of the Iberian Peninsula, after the Islamic conquest in 711 to the fall of Granada, the last Islamic state on the p...
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Kingdom of Asturias
The Kingdom of Asturias (Latin: Regnum Asturorum) was a kingdom in the Iberian Peninsula founded in 718 by Visigothic nobleman Pelagius of Asturias (Spanish: Pelayo). It was the first Christia...
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Kingdom of León
The Kingdom of León ([leˈon]; Leonese:Reinu de Llión, Spanish: Reino de León, Galician: Reino de León, Portuguese: Reino de Leão, Latin: Regnum Legionense) was an independent kingdom s...
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Kingdom of Aragon
The Kingdom of Aragon (Aragonese: Reino d'Aragón, Catalan: Regne d'Aragó, Latin: Regnum Aragonum, Spanish: Reino de Aragón) was a medieval and early modern kingdom in the Iberian Penin...
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Kingdom of Castile
The Kingdom of Castile (/kæˈstiːl/; Spanish: Reino de Castilla, Latin: Regnum Castellae) was one of the medieval kingdoms of the Iberian Peninsula. It emerged as a politically autonomous entit...
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