Recordemos, por ejemplo, los casos de algunas comedias de Lope de Vega: Barlaan y Josafat / Los dos soldados de Cristo; Los guanches
de Tenerife /Nuestra Senora de la Candelaria, etc.; lo mismo pasa en Calderon: Las tres justicias en una / De un castigo tres venganzas, Los empenos que se ofrecen / Los empenos de un acaso, El mejor padre de pobres / San Juan de Dios (Vega Garcia-Luengos, "Consideraciones" 249-71).
Badkhen, who was born in the former Soviet Union and then left Russia in her twenties, mulls her own sense of lostness and transience against the larger arcs of time and in the face of entire populations disappearing, from the genocide of the native Guanches
on the island of Tenerife in the fifteenth century to the thousands of unaccompanied migrant children that have gone missing in Europe or been separated along the US-Mexico border.
Gran Canaria's steep and green inland areas are excellent for hiking between rural hotels, away from tourist areas, and the island has much more of the history of the Guanches
- the Canaries' prehistoric settlers - as well as a fine Spanish colonial section of main city Las Palmas.
Y "gallardo espanol," en "La ocasion perdida" (Comedias 1:3.2103-04), "La envidia de la nobleza" (Obras 11:28a), "Los guanches
de Tenerife" (11:325b), "El nuevo mundo descubierto por Cristobal Colon" (11:373b), "Don Juan de Castro.
There are several museums in the island's capital of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, which have been adapted for all visitors: Museo de la Naturaleza y el Hombre (Natural History Museum) This museum takes you right back to 200 BC when the island was first inhabited by the Guanches
. The museum is divided into two main areas of study: Natural Sciences and Archaeology.
(41.) Unlike the other Atlantic islands, the Canaries were inhabited by an aboriginal Berber population, the Guanches
, who resisted Spanish occupation.
Viera afirma que los guanches
procedian de "linaje de heroes atlanticos".
Jean de Bethencourt's colonial rule, and then his descendants, included what Carrie Gibson terms "large-scale settlement" from the English as well as "Portuguese, Genoese, Catalans, Jews, Moors, and moriscos [Christianized Moors who] displaced the Guanches
" (Chapter 2).
By the time Columbus and his explorers had crossed the Atlantic, they had had a "colonial education" involving slave labor, sugar cultivation, and the Christianization of the native inhabitants of these Atlantic islands, the Guanches
. These parts of her book This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported (CC-BY-NC 3.0) License.