La cruel y devota conquistadora, Inés de Suárez (1507-1580)
Inés de Suárez pasó a la historia no sólo por ser una de las fundadoras de Santiago de Chile junto al conquistador Pedro Valdivia, sino po...
In June 11, 1792, two Spanish ships, Sutil and Mexicana, under the commands of the Frigate Captains Don Dionisio Alcalá-Galiano and Don Cayetano Valdés y Flores, sailed into Guemes Channel near the present city of Anacortes, Washington.
The Spanish fashion in 16th century.
Spanish fashion. Nobility dresses in France 1550. Late renaissance. The Spanish court dress. Kothurne. Millstone ruffs. Houppelande. Collar.
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Francisco Vasquez de Coronado: Explorer and Conquistador
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado: Explorer and Conquistador. Coronado (1510-1554) was a Spanish ruler, explorer and conquistador. He was the first European to explore North America's Southwest and the first to see the American bison or buffalo.
Hernan Cortes - Cortes's 1519 arrival in Latin America coincided with the projected return of Quetzalcoatl, the god of the Aztecs. The leader of the Aztecs, Moctezuma, was a theological scholar and knew much of the Aztec religion. The Aztecs were then enamored with the Spaniards as they were beasts with two heads and six legs (when on horseback), with light skin, and beards. This left the Aztecs with their guards down and led to Cortes's takeover.
Noble Woman with Her Black Slave (Sra. principal con su negra esclava)
Noble Woman with Her Black Slave (Sra. principal con su negra esclava), Vicente Albán (Ecuador, active 1769-1796), Ecuador, circa 1783, Paintings, Oil on canvas.