RONCESVALLES

RONCESVALLES Audio en español Roncesvalles (en euskera Orreaga) es un municipio español de la Comunidad Foral de Navarra, situado en la merindad de Sangüesa, en la comarca de Auñamendi y a 47 km de la capital de la comunidad, Pamplona. Roncesvalles fue de siempre vía de paso obligatoria para entrar en la Península Ibérica. Por Roncesvalles penetraron Read more about RONCESVALLES[…]

The castle of Simancas (El Castillo de Simancas) Simancas

The Castle of Simancas In the fifteenth century the Enríquez family, Admirals of Castile, had the lordship of Simancas. They rebuilt the old Moorish fortress and from this time is the chapel. The Catholic Monarchs claimed it for the Crown and turned it into the State Prison. Here was imprisoned and executed by strangulation the Read more about The castle of Simancas (El Castillo de Simancas) Simancas[…]

The General Archive of Simancas (El Archivo General de Simancas) Simancas

The General Archive of Simancas The General Archive of Simancas (AGS), initiated by Charles V and completed by his son Philip II, houses one of the most important archives of Europe, with 35 million documents. This was the first official archive of the Crown of Castile, and exists like this since 1540; about two centuries Read more about The General Archive of Simancas (El Archivo General de Simancas) Simancas[…]

LEGENDS – LA CUEVA DE LA MORA (SIMANCAS)

La Cueva de la Mora Simancas has pierced its nucleus, and it is told that, during the Muslim occupation there was a passage which ran it entirely, from the castle moat to the river that served as a conduit and escape in times of occupation. The old people of the place ensure the existence of Read more about LEGENDS – LA CUEVA DE LA MORA (SIMANCAS)[…]

PERSONALITIES (PERSONAJES) SIMANCAS

Personalities Among all the personalities, we find the Infante Don Ferdinand, brother of the emperor Charles V, who lived part of his childhood in the town.    Personajes ilustres Entre los personajes ilustres se encuentra el infante Don Fernando, hermano del emperador Carlos V, que vivió parte de su infancia en la villa. http://slroute.com/2018/06/19/simancas-3/

GASTRONOMY (GASTRONOMÍA) SIMANCAS

Gastronomy The town of Simancas is part of the lamb or mutton production area. Hence that in its cuisine the lamb roasted in wood stove, the lamb chops barbecued, the barbecued mutton morsels and all related to the pig –like the cold meat-, game, cheese, mushrooms, garlic and Castilian soup stand out. Usually these dishes Read more about GASTRONOMY (GASTRONOMÍA) SIMANCAS[…]

RUTA MADRID – COMPLUTENSE

  ALCALÁ DE HENARES MADRID MANZANARES EL REAL RASCAFRÍA REAL SITIO DE LA GRANJA DE SAN ILDEFONSO SEGOVIA SANTA MARÍA LA REAL DE NIEVA COCAMATAPOZUELOS SIMANCASVALLADOLIDMEDINA DE RIOSECOVILLALÓN DE CAMPOSSAHAGÚNMANSILLA DE LAS MULASLEÓN PASO HONROSO – HOSPITAL DE ÓRBIGOASTORGARABANAL DEL CAMINOCRUZ DE FERRO MOLINASECA PONFERRADAVILLAFRANCA DEL BIERZO O CEBREIRO SAMOS SARRIA-BARBADELO PORTOMARÍN CASTROMAIORPALAS DE REIO LEBOREIRO SANTA MARÍA DE MELIDEARZÚAMONTE DO GOZOSANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA Read more about RUTA MADRID – COMPLUTENSE[…]

Legends – The subjugation of the Celtiberian Cauca (El sometimiento de la Cauca celtíbera) Coca

The subjugation of the Celtiberian Cauca During the Celtiberian period, the region of Coca was occupied by the Vaccaei people. In the province of Segovia we find numerous settlements constituted in large towns such as Coca, Segovia, Ayllon, Cuellar or Sepulveda. It is known that Roman rule was not carried out in a pacific way, Read more about Legends – The subjugation of the Celtiberian Cauca (El sometimiento de la Cauca celtíbera) Coca[…]