Get this from a library! Las sergas de Esplandián. [Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo; Salvador Bernabeu Albert]. Complete_title Las sergas de Esplandian. El ramo que de los quatre libros de Amadis sale llamado Las sergas de Esplandian, hijo de Amadís. In his book Las Sergas de Esplandian, Garci Rodriguez de Montalvo said that. “on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called.

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Spanish-sounding place names are classified into four categories: Twenty-two other state names derive from European languages: Los Angeles, California Post-colonial: Member feedback about History of California: The Real Wonder Woman Paperback.

Josep Font i Huguet. The name “California” was applied to the supposed island, and was probably a reference to a mythical island described in a popular novel of the time: This page was last edited on 22 Septemberat Ruth Putnam argues that Montalvo finished his novel sometime after [1] but before Queen Isabella died in Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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Retrieved December 17, Several other origins have been suggested for the word “California”, including SpanishPortugueseLatinSouth Asianand American Indian origins. List of place names of Spanish origin in the United States topic As a consequence of former Spanish and, later, Mexican sovereignty over lands that are now part of the United States, there are many places in the country, mostly in the southwest, with names of Spanish origin.


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Notes Putnam, Ruth Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. When Spanish explorers including Francisco de Sdrgas learned of an island actually a peninsula off western Mexico rumored to be dee by Amazon women, they named it California. Your rating has been recorded. Mexican folklore Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.

According to another theory, the term could derive from the Old Spanish Calit Fornayan alteration of the Latin Calida Fornaxmeaning hot furnace.

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Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. You may have already requested this item. Sabed que ala diestra mano de las Indias ouo una Isla llamada California mucho llegada ala parte del paraiso terrenal la qual sue poblada de mugeres negras sin que algun uaro entre ellas ouiesse: In his prologue, the author refers to the Catholic Sovereigns in a way to show that they were both still in life, and Isabella died in Please enter your name.

The state has maritime borders with Sonora and Sinaloa to the east, across the Gulf of California.

Spanish explorers in the 16th century, when they first discovered the Baja California peninsula west of the Sea of Cortez, at first thought the peninsula to be a large island. It is, however, named after a reference to Affrikeor Africa.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: This article presents lists of literary events and publications in the 16th century. Find a copy online Links to this item Google. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Hill, credited with being the “founder” of Montalvo, laid out plans for the town site in Write a review Rate this item: This popular Spanish novel was printed in several editions with the earliest surviving edition published about History of the United States by state Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.


Another possible source for California’s name may be Calahorra in Spain. Member feedback about Calafia: You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Some decry the influence of pop culture on Southern California.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This wonderous island east of the Indies possessing great wealth in precious metals and pearls was protected by tall, rocky cliffs and by its sole inhabitants: A year after marijuana sales began in the Golden State, a deep dive into the state of the legal market.

Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Member feedback about List of state and territory name etymologies of the United States: Ventura, California Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. The etymologies of six states are disputed or unclear: Montalvo, Ventura, California topic Montalvo was an unincorporated village in Ventura County, California, founded in approximately Another suggested source is kali fornoan indigenous phrase meaning “high mountains”.

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