The Hebrew language dictionary Machberet containing a lexicon from the Torah and biblical books was compiled by Menakhem ben Saruq, a poet and philologist in Cordoba, Spain in 950. Continue reading
Christopher Columbus (c. 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. Born in the Republic of Genoa, under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. Continue reading
Christopher Columbus wrote a letter to the monarchs of Spain in March 1493, this eyewitness report to become a best-seller was this letter. Continue reading
the Spanish colonists in Florida (now in the United States) introduced the Beef Cattle to North America in 1550.
Juan de la Cosa, a Spanish navigator and geographer, drew the first mapping of New World, showing Spanish discoveries. Continue reading
Columbus Day was first celebrated in the United States on October 12, 1792, to mark the tricentennial of the day in when Christopher Columbus made his first landfall in the New World Continue reading
King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella were shown inhabitants from the new world, they were seven bewildered Taino islanders, Arawakan Indians from Hispaniola. Continue reading
Introduced circa 1470 in Castile (now in Spain) a Hoop skirt called the farthingale. Continue reading