So I figured that people could learn some Spanish along the way whilst researching a trip to Ronda. I have translated some of the most popular articles here at Ronda Today. Here is the Spanish version for the article about the ruined town of Acinipo – Ronda la Vieja.
You can read the original English version here….
Un gran punto de referencia dentro del Imperio Romano
Resulta difícil de creer que Ronda fuera alguna vez un gran punto de referencia dentro del Imperio Romano, sin embargo basta un vistazo a los libros de historia para encontrar referencias a la ciudad de Acinipo – Ronda la Vieja y a las terribles batallas que ocurrieron en Monda durante la guerra civil entre Julio César y los hijos de Pompeya. Continue reading Acinipo – Ronda la Vieja
The kindom of Granada
By the middle of the 13th century the Almohads had lost most of their former possessions in Iberia to Castile, all that remained in 1238 was the Kingdom of Granada, of which Ronda was now an important capital. The first Nasrid Sultans of Granada managed to halt the first reconquista of Ferdinand I by promising fealty to Castile, and historical evidence confirms that until 1480 an annual payment of gold was made to the treasury of Castile.
Read this article in Spanish here….
Continue reading Ronda in the Kingdom of Granada
Originally built in the 14th century as one of the muslim Mosques, the Church of Santa María la Mayor. Known locally as the Iglesia de Santa María de la Encarnación la Mayor it is located in Ronda’s Town Hall square, the Plaza Duquesa de Parcent, and is the biggest and most attractive of the churches. Its distinctive tower and front facade make the church look more like a city hall than a church.
Practice your Spanish and read the translated version of this article here…
Continue reading Iglesia de Santa María de la Encarnación la Mayor Ronda
So I figured that people could learn some Spanish along the way whilst researching a trip to Ronda. I have translated some of the most popular articles here at Ronda Today. This one is the basic information for the town of Ronda “The City of Dreams” in Andalucía.
You can find the original English version here…. (opens in a new window)
RONDA “La ciudad soñada” de Andalucía
Una pequeña ciudad encaramada sobre lo que parece ser una precaria plataforma de roca, Ronda es, en realidad, una fortaleza inexpugnable solamente vencida en la batalla a través de engaños o durante la reconquista con la ayuda del moderno (para la época) cañón. Continue reading RONDA “La ciudad soñada” de Andalucía