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Castilian

the Spanish dialect of Castile; the standard form of European Spanish
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However, "Alfonso X aimed at educating his people using the most commonly spoken vernacular language, Castilian Spanish rather than the universal Latin of the Church" (xix).
The post-1898 imagination and the question of separatisms: Castilian imperial manhood in Ortega y Gasset's Espana invertebrada.
He ended his speech by thanking those present in four languages; Castilian, Catalan, Basque and Galician.
The topics include the image of the phoenix in Catalan and Castilian poetry from Ausias March to Crespi de Valldaura, memory as mester in the Libro de Alexandre and Libro de Apolonio, the misa de amor in the Spanish Cancioneros and the sentimental romance, Conversos in the texts of the Toledo Rebellion of 1449, and games of love and war in the Castilian frontier ballads El romance del juego de ajedrez and El romance de la conquista de Antequera.
Galician (galego) is a Romance language spoken in the northwest corner of the Iberian peninsula, of which Portuguese is the daughter language; it has been under severe pressure from Castilian. Dunne divides his books on the model of literary history.
IFE added that the safety film has been produced with both English and Castilian Spanish voiceovers with subtitles included.
1492 The Spanish (Castilian and Aragonese) army conquered Granada, the completion of the centuries-long "Reconquista" that ended Islamic rule in what is now Spain and Portugal.
Although many Spanish Neoclassical tragedies take place in historical settings (from the founding of Rome to the horror of sixteenth-century Castilian civil war), the moral compass and social themes within are explicitly of the Enlightenment.
These Spanish horses mostly came from three bloodlines: the Castilian, the Andalusian and the Jaca.
The second refers to any planning that may be implemented by the Spanish (or even the Iberian) interliterary system, as an indirect route for projecting each of the peninsular literatures: Castilian, Basque, Catalan, Galician, and even Portuguese literature.
He uses the framework of the 'poetics of ordo', the estado social model and its dialogue, for this study of the transformation of a Castilian social class and the justification of legal and monarchical sovereignty.
On July 31, Harry's birthday, will come "an online challenge" in which the first million people who register will be able to see the site early and "help put final touches to the experience" -- if you speak English, French, German, Italian, and Castilian Spanish.