Historical Tales, Volume VII: Spanish


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(4.5 stars; 2 reviews)

Volume VII of a series containing anecdotes and stories, some well-known, others less so, of particular countries. This seventh volume covers the history of Spain from before the Moorish conquest to the loss of overseas territories at the end of the 19th century, describing history for children and young adults in an exciting and novel manner. - Summary by Kalynda (7 hr 59 min)

Chapters

The Good King Wamba 8:30 Read by Kalynda
The Greek King's Daughter 6:13 Read by Kalynda
The Enchanted Palace 8:21 Read by Kalynda
The Battle of Guadalete 9:52 Read by Kalynda
The Table of Solomon 14:34 Read by Kalynda
The Story of Queen Exilona 10:43 Read by Kalynda
Pelistes, the Defender of Cordova 9:45 Read by Kalynda
The Stratagem of Theodomir 8:57 Read by Kalynda
The Cave of Covadonga 11:35 Read by Kalynda
The Adventures of a Fugitive Prince 9:22 Read by Kalynda
Bernardo del Carpio 8:57 Read by Kalynda
Ruy Diaz, the Cid Campeador 23:22 Read by Kalynda
Las Navas de Tolosa 14:10 Read by Kalynda
The Key to Granada 13:37 Read by Kalynda
King Abul Hassan and the Alcaide of Gibraltar 10:33 Read by Kalynda
The Rival Kings of Granada 12:40 Read by Kalynda
The Knight of the Exploits 15:29 Read by Kalynda
The Last Sigh of the Moor 12:12 Read by Kalynda
The Return of Columbus 6:57 Read by Kalynda
Peter the Cruel and the Free Companies 24:03 Read by Kalynda
The Great Captain 16:07 Read by Kalynda
A King in Captivity 13:50 Read by Kalynda
The Invasion of Africa 14:57 Read by Kalynda
An Emperor Retired from Business 17:27 Read by Kalynda
The Fate of a Reckless Prince 16:26 Read by Kalynda
Spain's Greatest Victory at Sea 15:34 Read by Kalynda
The Invincible Armada 15:38 Read by Kalynda
The Cause of Spain's Decadence 16:00 Read by Kalynda
The Last of a Royal Race 14:05 Read by Kalynda
Henry Morgan and the Buccaneers 14:01 Read by Kalynda
Elizabeth Farnese and Alberoni 13:25 Read by Kalynda
The Rock of Gibralter 12:55 Read by Kalynda
The Fall of a Favorite 15:10 Read by Kalynda
The Siege of Saragossa 16:07 Read by Kalynda
The Hero of the Carlists 13:15 Read by Kalynda
Manila and Santiago 14:49 Read by Kalynda

Reviews

the different tales:


(4 stars)

Prior to 711 The Good Gothic King Wamba; the Daughter of the Greek King of Cadiz; King Roderic and the Enchanted Palace near Toledo; Period 711 - 1492 The Battle in the banks of the Guadalete river between King Roderic and Tarik; The splendid Table of Solomon, and Musa, Al-Walid and Soliman; The Story of Queen Exilona, born Elyata; The Gothic noble Pelistes, Defender of Cordova; The Stratagem of the Gothic Chief Theodomir with Abdul-Aziz; The Cave of Covadonga and Pelayo; The Adventures of a Fugitive Prince; Bernardo del Carpio; Ruy Diaz, the Cid Campeador; Las Navas de Tolosa; The Key to Granada; King Abul Hassan and the Alcaide of Gibraltar; The Rival Kings of Granada; The Knight of the Exploits; The Last Sigh of the Moor Period 1492 - 1898 The Return of Columbus; Peter the Cruel and the Free Companies; The Great Captain; A King in Captivity (Francis of France); The Invasion of Africa in 1509; An Emperor Retired from Business (1555); The Fate of a Reckless Prince, Don Carlos, Prince of Asturias, the son of Philip II (1568); Spain's Greatest Victory at Sea (the battle of Lepanto - Nafpaktops - in 1571); The Invincible Armada; The Causes of Spain's Decadence; The Last of a Royal Race (1570 in Sierra Nevada); Henry Morgan and the Buccaneers; Philip V, Princess Orsini, the bride Elizabeth Farnese and Prime Minister Alberoni; The Rock of Gibraltar; The Fall of a Favorite (Emanuel Godoy) in 1808; The Siege of Saragossa by the French army in 1808; The Hero of the Carlists; Manila and Santiago (1898)