Tag: Spanish

José Ortega y Gasset

(1883–1955) Works: • España invertebrada: Bosquejo de algunos pensamientos históricos (Spanish) • Meditaciones del Quijote (Spanish) Born May 9 1883 Madrid (España) Died October 18 1955 Madrid (España) Occupation Deputy Literary critic Occupation Philosopher Writer

Escena de la Guerra de Independencia (after 1808)

Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) Escena de la Guerra de Independencia (A Scene from the Spanish War of Independence) after 1808 Oil on canvas, 69 × 107.5 cm Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest Compare: Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) Escena de guerra c.1808–1812 Museo de…

Cesare Borgia

(1475–1507) called “il Valentino” Cesare Borgia in Literature: • Machiavelli, Niccolò (1469-1527): The Prince (English) • Nietzsche, Friedrich (1844-1900): Beyond Good and Evil (English) • Nietzsche, Friedrich (1844-1900): The Antichrist (English) Born September 13 1475 Subiaco (Italia) Died March 12 1507 Viana (España) Father…

Lucrezia Borgia

(1480–1519)     Born April 18 1480 Subiaco (Italia) Died June 24 1519 Ferrara (Italia) Father Rodrigo Borgia (1431-1503), Pope Alexander VI (1492-1503) Brother Cesare Borgia (1475-1507) Husband (m.1502–1519) Alfonso I d’Este, Duke of Ferrara (1476-1534) Sister-in-law Isabella d’Este, Marchesa di Mantova (1474-1539)…

Alexander VI (Papa)

(1431–1503) Roderic Llançol de Borja, Rodrigo Borgia Pope Alexander VI (1492–1503) Alexander VI in Art: Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Jacopo Pesaro presentato a san Pietro da papa Alessandro VI 1506–1510 Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp   Born January 1 1431 Xàtiva (España) Died August…

Jusepe de Ribera

(1591–1652) José de Ribera, Josep de Ribera called Lo Spagnoletto The artist’s works: Saint Thomas 1609–1610 Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest Le lacrime di San Pietro c.1612–1613 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Il gusto c.1614–1616 Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford Apostolo c.1615–1619 National Gallery, London…

Garcilaso de la Vega

(1503–1536) García Laso de la Vega Garci Lasso de la Vega Works: • The Works of Garcilasso de la Vega (English) Born 1503 Toledo (España) Died October 14 1536 Nice (France) Occupation Poet Soldier Writer Title Knight of the Order of Santiago

Pío Baroja

(1872–1956) Pío Baroja y Nessi Works: • Cæsar or Nothing (English) • Con la Pluma y con el Sable: Crónica de 1820 a 1823 (Spanish) • El amor, el dandysmo y la intriga (Spanish) • El aprendiz de conspirador (Spanish)…

Miguel Hernández

(1910–1942) Miguel Hernández Gilabert Works: • Poemas (Spanish) Born October 30 1910 Orihuela (España) Died March 28 1942 Alicante (España) Cause of death Tuberculosis Occupation Playwright Poet Writer