Roman influencelearn moreHispania became part of the Roman Empire. Rome ruled Spain for 500 years.
Jan 1, 711
Muslim influencelearn moreThe Musims from North Africa took control of Hispania. They greatly influenced art and architecture.
Jan 1, 1469
Christian influencelearn moreKing Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella marry. This united the Christian areas of Spain.
Jan 1, 1492
Columbus's influencelearn moreChristopher Columbus arrived in the New World and began a new era of exploration and conquest.
Cervantes' influencelearn moreMiguel de Cerbantes writes "Don Quixote." It is considered the first modern novel.