History of Spain

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    Roman influence

    Roman influence
    learn moreHispania became part of the Roman Empire. Rome ruled Spain for 500 years.
  • Jan 1, 711

    Muslim influence

    Muslim influence
    learn moreThe Musims from North Africa took control of Hispania. They greatly influenced art and architecture.
  • Jan 1, 1469

    Christian influence

    Christian influence
    learn moreKing Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella marry. This united the Christian areas of Spain.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Columbus's influence

    Columbus's influence
    learn moreChristopher Columbus arrived in the New World and began a new era of exploration and conquest.
  • Cervantes' influence

    Cervantes' influence
    learn moreMiguel de Cerbantes writes "Don Quixote." It is considered the first modern novel.