Excurisons In The Mountains Of Ronda And Granada

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byCharles Rochfort Scott

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. GRANADA CONTINUED--THE ZACATIN--MARKET PLACE--BAZAARPOPULATION THE GRANADINOS--THEIR PREDILECTION FOR THE FRENCH COSTUME LOVE OF MASKED BALLS--MADAME MARTINEZ DE LA ROSA'S TERTULIA AN ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE METAMORPHOSED--SPECIMEN OF SPANISH TASTE IN FITTING UP COUNTRY HOUSES THE MARQUES DE MONTIJO--ANECDOTE OF THE LATE KING AND THE CONDE DE TEBA CONSTITUTIONAL ENTHUSIASM OF GRANADA--ENDS IN SMOKE MILITARY SCHOOLS OBSERVATIONS ON THE SPANISH ARMY--DEPARTURE FOR CORDOBA--PINOS DE LA PUENTE--PUERTO DE LOPE--MOCLIN--ALCALA LA REAL--SPANISH PEASANTS MANNER OF COMPUTING DISTANCE--BAENA--NOT THE ROMAN TOWN OF ULIA CASTRO EL RIO--OCCUPIED BY A CAVALRY REGIMENT--VALUABLE FRIEND--CURIOSITY OF THE SPANISH OFFICERS--DITTO OF OUR NEW ACQUAINTANCE--INFLUENCE OF " SHER RIS SACK" HE RELATES HIS HISTORY CONTINUATION OF OUR JOURNEY TO CORDOBA--FIRST VIEW OF THAT CITY. Granada is the see of an archbishop, and the seat of one of the two high courts of Chancery of Spain. It is not a place of much trade, its inhabitants being chiefly employed in horticultural pursuits; but it contains manufactories of gunpowder, of silk and woollen goods on a small scale, and numerous tanneries. The busiest part of the city is a narrow crooked street, which still retains its corrupted Moorish name, El Zacatin, the little market. But the square where the market is now held (likewise a relique of the Moors,) presentsalso, at certain times, a scene of considerable bustle. The houses encompassing it are very lofty, and, at each successive story, have wide projecting galleries, wherein dwell the lowest classes of Granada's inhabitants. The arches of these galleries are patched up with old pieces of board, canvas, and other materials, of all sizes and shapes, between the chinks, and cre...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. GRANADA CONTINUED--THE ZACATIN--MARKET PLACE--BAZAARPOPULATION THE GRANADINOS--THEIR PREDILECTION FOR THE FRENCH ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217715338

ISBN - 13:9780217715331

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