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A Short History Of Portugal

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 · The country of Portugal emerged in the tenth century during the Christian reconquest of the Iberian Peninsula: first as a region under the control of the Counts of Portugal and then, in the mid-twelfth century, as a kingdom under King Afonso I. The throne then went throu...



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Portugal evolved into a powerful nation and naval power during this period. Famous explorers are Vasco da Gama (discovered the route to India), Fernando Magellan (circumnavigated the world), and Bartolome Dias (sailed around Africa). Portugal made many discoveries and established colonies all over the world. The most famous one is Brazil, but it also established colonies in Africa, such as Mozambique and . THE Story of Portugal possesses a peculiar interest from the fact that it is to its history alone that the country owes its existence as a separate nation Geographically, the little kingdom is an integral portion of the Iberian peninsula, with no natural boundaries to distinguish it from that larger portion of the peninsula called Spain; its inhabitants spring from the same stock as the.  · THE Story of Portugal possesses a peculiar interest from the fact that it is to its history alone that the country owes its existence as a separate nation. Geographically, the little kingdom is an integral portion of the Iberian peninsula, with no natural boundaries to distinguish it from that larger portion of the peninsula called Spain; its inhabitants spring from the same stock as the Spaniards, and Reviews:  · The country of Portugal emerged in the tenth century during the Christian reconquest of the Iberian Peninsula: first as a region under the control of the Counts of Portugal and then, in the mid-twelfth century, as a kingdom under King Afonso I. The throne then went through a . Its early history is merged in that of the rest of the peninsula, and but for two great men, Affonso Henriques, the first king of Portugal, and John I., the founder of the house of Aviz, Portugal would not at the present day rank among the independent nations of Europe. The first of these monarchs created his dominions into a kingdom like Leon, Castile, and Aragon, and the latter encouraged. Portugal (Portuguese: History This section needs Most of present-day Portugal fell into the hands of the Taifa of Badajoz of the Aftasid Dynasty, and after a short spell of an ephemeral Taifa of Lisbon in , fell under the dominion of the Taifa of Seville of the Abbadids poets. The Taifa period ended with the conquest of the Almoravids who came from Morocco in winning a.  · Portugal, officially Portuguese Republic, Portuguese República Portuguesa, country lying along the Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. Once continental Europe’s greatest power, Portugal shares commonalities—geographic and cultural—with the countries of both northern Europe and the Mediterranean. In pre-historic times parts of the Iberian Peninsula (modern Spain and Portugal) were occupied by Stone Age inhabitants whose legacies to posterity are remarkable cave paintings of animals. The most notable surviving example of their art is in the cave paintings of Altamira (west of Santander in northern Spain).  · In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Back. A Concise History of Portugal (Cambridge Concise Histories) David Birmingham. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ The Portuguese: A Modern History Barry Hatton. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ A History of Portugal and the Portuguese Empire, Reviews: It provides a good, short overview of Portuguese history. The author was a turn of the century Berkley Prof and the book reads as if it were written in the s or so. (Also due to the date written the author obviously stops with the history at that time. Lisbon › Short History of Lisbon Antiquity. While there are archeological proofs that the area has been inhabited since 30 thousand In the early 20th century, after the regicide of Carlos I of Portugal (the king was killed in Lisbon in ), the city was the starting point of the republican coup in , which established Portugal as a democratic republic. Lisbon Republican Guard. Page précédente: Historia Y Vida N? 120 Asesinato En El Duomo, 1948 El Golpe De Praga, Los Hijos Ilegitimos
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