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  1. Maria Theresa of Spain: Betrayal, Incest, and Black Baby Rumors

    Maria Theresa of Spain was an infanta (meaning ‘princess’) of the Spanish Empire who lived ... to the French king, Louis XIV. Maria Theresa of Spain was an infanta (meaning ‘princess’) of the Spanish Empire who lived ... History Resulted in Childhood Loneliness Maria Theresa of Spain was born on the 10 th of September 1638. Her father was Philip IV ...

    dhwty - 05/12/2018 - 01:51

  2. 10 Historic Reasons Catalonia is Fighting for Independence from Spain

    ... region, with 90% of Catalans choosing independence from Spain. So what is at the root of this intense drive for separation? Putting ... region, with 90% of Catalans choosing independence from Spain. So what is at the root of this intense drive for separation? Putting ...

    aprilholloway - 03/10/2017 - 23:33

  3. Under the Hoods: The Brotherhoods (and Sisterhoods) of Spain’s Holy Week

    Spain is different!”. Napoleon took this view after his defeat by Spanish ... government later made use of this slogan to promote Spain’s unique appeal to international tourists. Foreign visitors spend ... climate, food and cultural attractions. “Spain is different!”. Napoleon took this view after his defeat by Spanish ...

    ancient-origins - 31/03/2018 - 22:57

  4. Rhodes in Spain? The Tempestuous History of the Strategic Coastal City of Roses

    The city of Roses (Greek: Rhode) in Catalonia, Spain, founded most probably in 776 BC, became the basis for some remarkable ... The city of Roses (Greek: Rhode) in Catalonia, Spain, founded most probably in 776 BC, became the basis for some remarkable ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 07/05/2017 - 22:56

  5. Order of Santiago: The Knights of Spain and Their ‘Holy War’

    ... religious-military order of knights that was founded in Spain during the Middle Ages. Like the Templars and Hospitallers, the order was ... religious-military order of knights that was founded in Spain during the Middle Ages. Like the Templars and Hospitallers, the order was ...

    dhwty - 05/01/2019 - 14:02

  6. A Community Burial Advances Understanding of Life in Neolithic Spain

    ... from 6,000 years ago had been discovered in Burgos, northern Spain. During their excavations, researchers identified at last 47 adults and ... a megalithic tomb at Alto de Reinoso near Burgos in northern Spain. Their goal was to create a comprehensive picture of the Neolithic ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 22/01/2016 - 00:49

  7. A Greek Town in Catalonia: What Fantastic Secrets are Still Hidden in Empúries?

    The history of ancient Spain is usually presented as dominated by Celtic and Roman cultures. However, ... on Iberian land.  The history of ancient Spain is usually presented as dominated by Celtic and Roman cultures. However, ... located in the Catalan comarca of Alt Emporda in Catalonia, Spain. The settlement that lies closest to the ruins is a small village known ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 29/04/2017 - 22:58

  8. Forgotten Moorish Sites in Murcia Hold Treasures Yet to Be Discovered

    ... were founded during the period of Moorish occupation in Spain. When the Moors occupied the Iberian Peninsula in 711 AD they were able ... the Almovarid Caliphate) controlled various Moor kingdoms in Spain and eventually went on to govern Murcia towards the end of the 11th ...

    Gisele Santos - 11/11/2015 - 03:50

  9. Neanderthals Survived at least 3,000 Years Longer in Spain Than We Thought

    ... longer than we thought in Southern Iberia -- what is now Spain - long after they had died out everywhere else, according to new research ... longer than we thought in Southern Iberia -- what is now Spain - long after they had died out everywhere else, according to new research ...

    ancient-origins - 23/11/2017 - 01:57

  10. The Columbus Myth – Part 2

    ... Islands which belonged to Castile (A western extension of Spain), where he took on provisions and made repairs. After stopping over in ... Islands which belonged to Castile (A western extension of Spain), where he took on provisions and made repairs. After stopping over in ...

    afaram - 04/08/2014 - 23:13

  11. New Technology Finds Barely Visible 28,000-year- old Cave Paintings in Spain

    ... IBTimes UK reports  that researchers in Cantabria, Spain were tipped off to the possible existence of the cave art by a ... identified on the walls of one of the caves in Cantabria, Spain. ( Roberto Ontañón/MUPAC ) Cantabria is the home to one ...

    Alicia McDermott - 19/09/2017 - 22:52

  12. Amazing Crystal Weapons Discovered Within 5,000-Year-Old Megalithic Tomb in Spain

    Archaeologists in Spain have unearthed an extremely rare set of weapons, including a long dagger ... tombs dating to the 3rd millennium BC in the southwest of Spain. Archaeologists in Spain have unearthed an extremely rare set of weapons, including a long dagger ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 27/03/2017 - 14:00

  13. Christians Buried the ‘Immoral’ Theater of Emerita Augusta, But the Grand Monument Would Rise Again

    ... are going to take you on a journey around a city created in Spain just a few years after the death of Cleopatra. Over five years after ... is located on the current site of the city of Mérida in Spain. Emerita Augusta became a capital of the Roman province of Lusitania. It ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 13/02/2017 - 01:47

  14. 600 Kilos of 4th Century Roman Bronze Coins Discovered in Spain

    ... Works being carried out in the town of Tomares in Spain have brought to light 19 Roman amphorae containing 600 kilos (1322.77 ... 4th century: a finding that archaeologists consider rare in Spain and perhaps worldwide as well. According to information published by ...

    Marilo - 29/04/2016 - 14:52

  15. Valuable Enough to Kill For: 4,000-Year-Old Mine Which Was Hijacked by Foreign Forces Uncovered in Spain

    Archaeologists in Spain have uncovered sophisticated mining operations in Munigua, which were in ... habit of taking over mines that were already in operation in Spain, Israel and elsewhere in their far-flung empire. Some of the ... believe the mine in the ancient city of Muniqua in southern Spain was developed by the Turdetani people more than 4,000 years ago. The ...

    Mark Miller - 06/03/2017 - 01:50

  16. Christopher Columbus: Master Double Agent and Portugal’s 007

    Henry IV of Spain – known as "The Impotent" for his weakness, both on the throne and ... of Castile and her husband, Ferdinand of Aragon. Portugal, Spain's much smaller antagonist for centuries already, sided with the loyalists. Henry IV of Spain – known as "The Impotent" for his weakness, both on the throne and ...

    XpoKolon - 12/05/2017 - 14:03

  17. An Ancient Mine with Links to the Search for Life on Mars: Rio Tinto Reopens

    The Rio Tinto mine in Spain is set to re-open after being closed in 2001 due to declines in ... after the river it is located on in Huelva, Andalucía , Spain. Archaeologists  have found artifacts in the area which suggest that Rio ... Bronze Age artifacts, Rio Tinto area, Huelva, Spain ( Museo Minero de Riotinto ) As Rio Tinto is part of the ...

    Alicia McDermott - 21/07/2015 - 14:40

  18. Neolithic Bones Reveal Socio-economic and Cultural Differences are Nothing New For Spain

    ... Fernández-Crespo. 4,000-Year-Old Megalithic Tomb in Spain Vandalized with Harry Potter References A Community Burial Advances Understanding of Life in Neolithic Spain Representative of mountain cave burial site ( CC ...

    ancient-origins - 06/10/2017 - 01:52

  19. 4,000-Year-Old Megalithic Tomb in Spain Vandalized with Harry Potter References

    ... dolmen tomb, made of large rock slabs, in Vigo, Galicia, Spain. The graffiti vandal spray-painted the word “Always” and arcane ... dolmen tomb, made of large rock slabs, in Vigo, Galicia, Spain. The graffiti vandal spray-painted the word “Always” and arcane ...

    Mark Miller - 19/11/2016 - 03:38

  20. Researchers discover vast ancient gold mines in Spain, the largest of the Roman Empire

    ... and aerial mapping over Las Médulas in northwestern Spain. Archaeologists have long thought that the Romans were mining for gold in Spain in the first century B.C., and researchers from the University of ...

    lizleafloor - 25/11/2014 - 21:48

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