History of the Spanish language
The language known today as Spanish is derived from a dialect of spoken Latin that evolved in the north-central part of the Iberian Peninsula after the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the fifth ce...
History of the Spanish language - Wikipedia
Calila e Dimna
Calileh va Demneh (pronounced kœlɪle vœ ɗemne), in Persian کـَـلیله وَ دِمـنه, is a collection of Castilian tales from 1251 translated by the order of Alfonso X while he was still a prince.
This i...
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General Estoria
The General Estoria is a universal history written on the initiative of Alfonso X of Castile (1252–1284), known as el Sabio (the Wise). The work was written in Old Spanish, a novelty in this historiog...
Old Spanish language
Old Spanish, also known as Old Castilian (Spanish: castellano antiguo, romance castellano) or Medieval Spanish (Spanish: español medieval), is an early form of the Spanish language that was sp...
Hidalgo (nobility)
An hidalgo (/hɪˈdælɡoʊ/; [iˈðalɣo]) or a fidalgo ([fiˈðaɫɣu], [fiˈðalɣo]) is a member of the Spanish or Portuguese nobility; the feminine forms of the terms are hidalga, in Spanish, and fidalga, in Po...
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Languages of Portugal
The languages of Portugal are the languages spoken or once spoken in the territory of the country of Portugal.
Portuguese is practically universal in Portugal, but there are some specificities.The...
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Celtiberian script
The Celtiberian script is a Paleohispanic script that was the main writing system of the Celtiberian language, an extinct Continental Celtic language, which was also occasionally written using the Lat...
Celtiberian script - Wikipedia
Estoria de España
The Estoria de España, also known in the 1906 edition of Ramón Menéndez Pidal as the Primera Crónica General, is a history book written on the initiative of Alfonso X of Castile "El Sabio" ("the Wise"...
Estoria de España - Wikipedia
Glosas Emilianenses
The Glosas Emilianenses (Spanish for "glosses of [the monastery of Saint] Millán/Emilianus") are glosses written in a Latin codex. These marginalia are important as early examples of writing in Basque...
Glosas Emilianenses - Wikipedia
Names given to the Spanish language
There are two names given in Spanish to the Spanish language: español ("Spanish") and castellano ("Castilian"). Spanish speakers from different countries or backgrounds can show a preference for one t...
Names given to the Spanish language - Wikipedia
History of Spanish
The language known today as Spanish is derived from a dialect of spoken Latin that evolved in the north-central part of the Iberian Peninsula after the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the fifth ce...
Siete Partidas
The Siete Partidas ([ˈsjete parˈtiðas], "Seven-Part Code") or simply Partidas was a Castilian statutory code first compiled during the reign of Alfonso X of Castile (1252–1284), with the intent of est...
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Comparison of Portuguese and Spanish
Although Portuguese and Spanish are closely related, to the point of having a considerable degree of mutual intelligibility, there are also important differences between them, which can pose difficult...
Iberian language
The Iberian language was the language of a people identified by Greek and Roman sources who lived in the eastern and southeastern regions of the Iberian Peninsula. The ancient Iberians can be identifi...
Iberian language - Wikipedia
Botorrita plaque
The Botorrita plaques are four bronze plaques discovered in Botorrita (Roman Contrebia Belaisca), near Zaragoza, Spain, dating to the early 1st century BC, known as Botorrita I, II, III and IV.Botorr...
Botorrita plaque - Wikipedia
Celtiberian language
Celtiberian or Northeastern Hispano-Celtic is an extinct Indo-European language of the Celtic branch spoken by the Celtiberians in an area of the Iberian Peninsula lying between the headwaters of the ...
Celtiberian language - Wikipedia
Sorothaptic language
Sorothaptic (Spanish: sorotáptico, Catalan: sorotàptic, from Greek σορός sorós 'funerary urn' and θαπτός thaptós 'buried') is a name coined by Catalan scholar Joan Coromines for the hypothetic...
Sorothaptic language - Wikipedia
Languages of Iberia
Iberian languages is a generic term for the languages currently or formerly spoken in the Iberian Peninsula.
The following languages were spoken in the Iberian Peninsula before the Roman occupatio...
Languages of Iberia - Wikipedia
History of South America
The history of South America is the study of the past, particularly the written record, oral histories, and traditions, passed down from generation to generation on the continent of South America. Sou...
History of South America - Wikipedia
Cartularios de Valpuesta
The Cartularies of Valpuesta are two medieval Spanish cartularies which belonged to a monastery in the locality of Valpuesta in the province of Burgos, Castile and León, Spain. They contain a series ...
Cartularios de Valpuesta - Wikipedia
Medieval Spanish literature
The Medieval Spanish literature is composed by the corpus of literary works written in medieval Spanish between the beginning of the 13th and the end of the 15th century. Traditionally, the first and ...
Medieval Spanish literature - Wikipedia
Literature of Alfonso X
Alfonso X of Castile, also known as Alfonso the Learned, ruled from 1252 until 1284. One of Alfonso’s goals for his kingdom was to lift Spain out of the Dark Ages by producing a united, educated, art...
Literature of Alfonso X - Wikipedia
Iberian scripts
The Iberian scripts are the Paleohispanic scripts that were used to represent the extinct Iberian language. Most of them are typologically very unusual in that they are semi-syllabic rather than purel...
Iberian scripts - Wikipedia
Book of Knowledge of All Kingdoms
The Libro del Conosçimiento de todos los rregnos or Book of Knowledge of All Kingdoms, also known as the Book of All Kingdoms, is an anonymous 14th-century Castilian geographical and armorial manual...
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...
Kingdom of Castile - Wikipedia
Southwest Paleohispanic script
The Southwest Script or Southwestern Script, also known as Tartessian or South Lusitanian, is a Paleohispanic script used to write an unknown language usually identified as Tartessian. Southwest inscr...
Southwest Paleohispanic script - Wikipedia