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life of Captain Alonso de Contreras

Alonso de Contreras

life of Captain Alonso de Contreras

knight of the Military order of St. John, native of Madrid

by Alonso de Contreras

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Published by J. Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contreras, Alonso de, -- b. 1582.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by himself (1582 to 1633); translated from the Spanish by Catherine Alison Phillips; with an introd. by David Hannay.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDP183.9 .C6 1926
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228 p., [12] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20369510M

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    Information on the various Spanish editions and a link to the downloadable text can be found at Wikipedia's page in Spanish. An English translation was published in and a more recent translation was published in by Paragon House, New York, titled The Adventures of Captain Alonso De Contreras: A 17th Century Journey. The Adventures of Captain Alonso de Contreras: A 17th Century Journey by Alonso de Contreras, translated and annotated by Philip Dallas. Dutch Primacy in World Trade, – by Jonathan I. Israel. Art and Death at the Spanish Habsburg Court: The Royal Exequies for Philip IV by Steven N. Orso. Bourbon Spain, – by John Lynch.


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Felix Fabri A German monk with the gift of the gab who twice went on pilgrimage to the Holy Land, the Red Sea and Egypt in the s and then wrote a detailed account of his travels.No es pues Alonso de Contreras un personaje de ficción, sino un soldado de las tropas de Felipe IV, que aunque nacido en Madrid, pasó gran parte de su vida lejos de la capital peleando en una u otra guerra.

Este libro son las memorias de su vida que el mismo escribió, no como ahora que a cualquier famosillo de medio pelo que no sabe ni juntar dos letras se las escriben y luego firma como si.