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El Escorial and the Temple of Solomon

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El Escorial and the Temple of Solomon by Juan Rafael de la Cuadra Blanco, Ph. Dr. Architect analyses the simbology and projective genesis in architecture of El Escorial, and its relation with the myth of the Temple of Solomon.

The layout and readability of the site might be improved, but there are many interesting aspects hidden on it.


“Relaciones de sucesos”

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“Relaciones de sucesos” defines a particular set of historical documents that provide a detailed account of events taking place during the Early Modern period. The main objective of these documents was to inform as well as to entretain a certain audience. They usually deal with aspects such as military and political narrations, religious or extraordinary events, etc.
The proyect lead by the University of A Coruña includes access to an on-line catalogue of this type of documents


The Web Gallery of Art

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The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture of the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods (1100-1850), currently containing over 15.400 reproductions.


Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage

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Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage is a good comprehensive site on the historical heritage of that part of nowadays Canada. I include this site in EMS because it provides a good overview on the Basque whaling activities, mostly in Red Bay, between 1530 and 1600.


Ius Lusitaniae

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Ius Lusitaniae:This web page is the outcome of a research project funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (MCTES) and by POCTI (POCTI/HAR/38328/2001), with the participation of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

Through the web page Ius Lusitaniae it is possible to access to a vast array of sources for the Portuguese Legal History, with a special focus on the early-modern period. It includes 30.000 digitised pages and more than 17.000 items (cartas régias, leis, alvarás, decretos, etc.). Not only does Ius Lusitaniae provide a general outlook of this material, it also makes possible an accurate and quick search for more specific issues.The page is available in Portuguese and English.



The page is available in Portuguese and English.


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