A digital archive that rescues and disseminates the biographies of those who brought European culture to what is now the United States. This initiative, under the name of La Florida, rescues documents from
The language of sculpture The famous Renaissance artist, Michelangelo Buonarrotti, on finishing his most realistic work, Moses, looking at it carefully and overwhelmed by the expression on his imposing and magnificent face, struck him
On 10 August 1859, a group of hotheads attacked a small marble tree near the city. The incident was used to start a conflict that, according to experts, united the whole of Spanish society.
90 years on from the mass burning of churches in the Second Republic: the madness that Azaña refused to stopManuel P. Villatoro2021-06-06T18:42:49+00:00
On 11 May 1931, a torrent of anti-clerical violence broke out in the capital, leading to the burning of convents. The government, on the ropes, was forced to bring the army into the streets
The lies created by England, France, Germany, the Netherlands or the United States against the Spanish Empire is what is known today as the Spanish Black Legend; this was a propaganda machine created by
The Battle of Cerignola, the beginning of Spanish hegemony on the battlefields thanks to the Gran CapitánDario Madrid2021-06-06T15:51:10+00:00
It was 518 years ago today, 28 April 1503, that the Battle of Cerignola took place between the Gran Capitán's army and the French under Luis de Armagnac, who was killed in the battle.
In order to fight against the Black Legend that so persecutes the hHistory of Spain, there is a very useful weapon, and that is the study of the events that took place, and their
Facts that start traditions It is curious what happens in history, the twists and turns it keeps for us to discover with astonishment surprising facts that even today continue to mark the rhythm of
And they wanted to conquer it in 4 hours… the humiliating English defeat of the Spanish Empire at Las PalmasManuel P. Villatoro2021-05-16T15:52:51+00:00
In 1595, the English corsair swooped on the city with the aim of plundering the Spaniards; he was scalded. The other day I was, how naive me, browsing through a well-known series platform (let's
In recent days there has been a new attack on the Hispanic heritage of the United States, this time in San Diego (California). Councilman Joe LaCava has introduced a proposal to remove the symbols