Sunday, 23 November 2014
The Real Chancillería was a Supreme Court of the Kingdom of Castile. If you click here, you can understand the importance of its documents and the importance of this Court.
Wednesday, 1 October 2014
Friday, 27 June 2014
Thursday, 22 May 2014
Wednesday, 21 May 2014
Thursday, 8 May 2014
This important map (that you can see on page 70 on your book) is now on display at the "Naval Museum" in Madrid, it is drawn on ox-skin and shows Europe, Africa and parts of Asia and America. Here you can find more information about its history: In English and in Spanish
Wednesday, 7 May 2014
This is a video with subtitles about the journey of Vasco da Gama to India in 1498. Listen to it carefully and write on your notebook the basic facts of his journey and life.
Then look on page 71 to the map that shows his route and identify to which countries belong now: The Cape Bojador, Cape of Good Hope, Calicut , Ceylon, Moluccas. (You have to use the world map on page 145).
Sunday, 27 April 2014
If you click on the following link to the Europeana Blog's entry about Marco Polo you will be able to find some information about Marco Polo. What else do you know about him? (Europeana is an organization that links many resources from museums, libraries, archives all around Europe. There you can find many images and information)