The people must know their history I don't know what is pushing us into the abyss, but everything is loaded with a supreme ignorance, as well as a tremendous manipulation, which always seeks political
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
Festivals and customs Popular festivals that draw on the most ancestral tradition, that are based on events that took place or romantic legends to feed stories and passions. Customs that go back a long
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 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
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
The centre was the only political sector for which democracy and the Republic were ends in themselves, as a constitutional legal system and not as a system of radical reformist, social or cultural objectives.