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As we promised in the previous post of the Catholic Kings, this time we bring you one dedicated to the Holy Spanish Inquisition. Before starting, it is better that you forget everything you thought you knew about this institution. Today, we will kill a myth. We will tell you a truth that, perhaps,...
It is very likely that the Catholic Kings are the most well-known monarchs in Spain by Spanish speakers and, also, all over the world. Who were the Catholic Kings? The King, Ferdinand the II of Aragon; the Queen, Isabel the I of Castile. They were Kings of Castile and Aragon during the second half...
The Ibero-American Exposition of 1929 was an international exhibition that took place in Seville in 1929 and aimed to strengthen relations between the countries of the Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal) with the countries of Latin America and the United States, although other countries, such as...
Life Bartolomé was born in 1617, being the youngest of a family of fourteen brothers. His father, Gaspar Esteban, was a well-to-do barber, surgeon and bleeder who was sometimes treated as a bachelor. His mother, María Pérez Murillo, came from a family of silversmiths and counted among his close...
Don Juan Tenorio, José Zorrilla, 1844. One of the books that, together with 'El Burlador de Sevilla', contemplate the world-famous myth of Don Juan, the famous Casanova of the city of Seville. His fame has reached the point of even using the term 'Don Juan' to refer to a womanizing man. Despite...
San Luis Street is one of those places where one does not expect to find so many places of high historical importance. Being somewhat a bit far from the monumental area, it’s not usually crowded by tourists. It begins in San Marcos Square and ends at Macarena's Gate, a knot in which converge...

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