Spain

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History and the Historians of Medieval Spain - Peter Linehan


This mess of a book is badly in need of an editor. The name alone hints that the author couldn't decide what book he was writing.

His observations on history are mainly uninteresting. His observations on historians range from boring to catty.

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The Iberian Peninsula In The Year 1030

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The Knife Grinder - Goya

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Roman Temple Dedicated To Trajan, Alcántara, Spain

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The Andalusian - James Whistler

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Sagrada Família Detail

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Cueva Santa, Covadonga

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The Bell Of Huesca - José Casado Del Alisal

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The Vision Of Saint John - El Greco

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The Spinners - Diego Velázquez

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Palau Güell - Antoni Gaudí

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The History Of The Mohammedan Dynasties In Spain, Volume 2 - Al-Maqqari

Although the Muslims in medieval Spain left behind an expansive literature, little of it has been translated into English (although quite a bit has been translated into Spanish and French). Not only is this a readable and interesting history, but the translator has included a lot of well-chosen excerpts of other works in the appendix. It also deals extensively with the Almohads and the last Emirate of Granada, which both tend to be neglected in English-language scholarship.

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The Somerset House Conference, 1604 - Anonymous

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Collection Of The Body Of Don Álvaro De Luna - José María Rodríguez De Losada

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Daily Link: Traffic

Extremely disappointing headline award: Cardboard trafficking gang busted by police in Madrid.

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Harlequin With A Guitar - Juan Gris