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The Incredible Adventures of Don Miguel of Castile and vizier of Jerusalem in Spain | Невероятные приключения дона Мигеля Кастильского и визиря Иерусалимского в Испании By Michael Spivak
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Михаил Спивак | Michael Spivak ... [The Incredible Adventures of Don Miguel of Castile and Vizier of Jerusalem in Spain] ...... More > The 11th century. The Castile and Leon kings Sancho Strong and Alfonso Brave do not agree with the will of their late father Fernando I, divided his possessions among his sons. Each of the brothers seeks to overthrow the another. In these events are involved two visitors from the 21st century, who arrived through the corridors of time and introduced themselves as Vizier of Jerusalem and Don Miguel of Castile. People by mistake take them as sorcerers that threaten many troubles.< Less
Aldea - Voice of a Village By victoria hughes
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A set of stories that combine to give voice to a village in Spain during the early nineteen eighties
Women of the Crusades By Jolene Mendel
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Women of the Crusades takes a closer look at fascinating women of the Middle Ages and explores how they affected the outcomes of the various Crusades and how the Crusades impacted their lives.
Women of the Crusades By Jolene Mendel
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Women of the Crusades takes a closer look at fascinating women of the Middle Ages and explores how they affected the outcomes of the various Crusades and how the Crusades impacted their lives.
Longshanks By Forrest Sherwood
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Robert Hood seemed destined to a life of hard labor. A stroke of genius brought him into the role of an addle-brained simpleton. Now, he would never have to work again. Then a passing nobleman... More > offered to take the fool off the family's hands and the father would have said "No" except the young nobleman was none other than the Lord Edward "Longshanks", heir to the throne of England. Robert finds himself bound for the southern land of Castile, where the Prince intends to make the fool a gift to the King there on the occasion of his wedding. Unfortunately, his ruse is discovered by Edward and he fast-talked to prevent being gutted on the spot. He convinced the Prince that he might be of some use to him. Events take another twist when the King of Castile sees through Robert's disguise and sends him back to England as his own spy. By this point, the only thing Robert wanted was the "miracle cure" and return to normal life. But with such a close connection to the heir, can life ever actually be normal again?< Less
The Adventures of Mio Cid in the Statue of the Good Count By Mirbind
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The Adventures of Mio Cid is a very colourful comic which takes the reader to the medieval Castile of the 11th century. The main character is El Cid together with his loyal steed Babieca, his... More > nephew Alvar Fañez, King Sancho II, Count Ansurez and Bellido Dolfos. To the reader: The Adventures of Mio Cid is a work of fantasy with some historical and legendary elements and a lot of imagination. To all those who considre themselves as "scholars": It's true, being a fiction work, the events, settings and characters in The Adventures of Mio Cid are in many occassions out of their historical and temporal context. In other words, it is not speaking strictly .... To teachers: the author advises against the use of this comic as a history book, but .... As soon as you start reading the book, you'll be taken to the legendary medieval Castile. Enjoy your journey. Official website: http://www.miocid.es Author's email address: comic@miocid.es Translation: Arancha Cosido (arantrad@gmail.com)< Less
The Vale of Cedars, or The Martyr By Grace Aguilar
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The Vale of Cedars, or The Martyr by the British Sephardic author Grace Aguilar is a historical novel set in Mediaeval Spain. The main character, the crypto-Jewish Donna Marie Henriquez, falls in... More > love with the Englishman Arthur Stanley, but must marry Don Ferdinand Morales -- the man within her faith her family had promised her to. Later, Don Ferdinand is found killed, and Arthur Stanley is brought before the court as the main suspect. The story takes a complicated turn when Donna Marie is arrested by the Spanish Inquisition and suspicion arises that Arthur Stanley was framed....< Less
The White Company By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The White Company is a historical adventure by Arthur Conan Doyle set during the Hundred Years' War. The story is set in England, France, and Spain, in the years 1366 and 1367, against the background... More > of the campaign of Edward, the Black Prince to restore Peter of Castile to the throne of the Kingdom of Castile. The climax of the book occurs before the Battle of Nájera. Doyle became inspired to write the novel after attending a lecture on the Middle Ages in 1889. After extensive research, The White Company was published in serialized form in 1891 in Cornhill Magazine.< Less
The White Company. By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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The White Company is a historical adventure by Arthur Conan Doyle set during the Hundred Years' War[1]. The story is set in England, France, and Spain, in the years 1366 and 1367, against the... More > background of the campaign of Edward, the Black Prince to restore Peter of Castile to the throne of the Kingdom of Castile. The climax of the book occurs before the Battle of Nájera. Doyle became inspired to write the novel after attending a lecture on medieval times in 1889. After extensive research, The White Company was published in serialized form in 1891 in Cornhill Magazine.< Less
The Life of Columbus By Arthur Helps
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Christopher Columbus was a Genoa born explorer and trader who crossed the Atlantic Ocean and reached the Americas on October 12, 1492 under the flag of Castile. History places a great significance... More > on his landing in America in 1492, with the entire period of the history of the Americas before this date usually known as Pre-Columbian, and the anniversary of this event, Columbus Day, is celebrated in many parts of America. His voyage marked the beginning of the European colonization of the Americas.< Less