Welcome to the Spanish History topic page, where slowly but surely a whole suite of courses will be developed which will take you through the history of this Southern European country. The first course to debut will be "Spanish History - a rough guide", which will be followed by more developed courses on "20th Century Spain" and "The Spanish Second Republic".
Spanish History - A Rough GuideEdit
"Spain is different". In just three words one can start to unpack the multifaceted history of a country that encompasses huge deserts, snowcapped mountains, bustling towns and a persevering linguistic diversity. You may know a lot about Spain, you may know nothing, but below you will find a short introduction to Spain and its history, in Spanish: España, from the pre-romanic period to the present day.
Roman occupation: The Iberian peninsulaEdit
The Germanic occupationEdit
The Moors' "Al Andalus"Edit
The Spanish empireEdit
Decline & decay of the empireEdit
The French invasion & the IndependenceEdit
Monarchs & RepublicsEdit
Civil War & Franco's DictatorshipEdit
The Global CrisisEdit