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1908 translation by S.P. Scott of Forum judicum.
Visigothic laws towards Spanish Jews (Book XII) anticipated the much later inquisition.
(7th century; English translations)

From Bancroft Library, University of California at Berkeley
(1031-1555; facsimiles)

Translation of the Chronica Adefonsi imperatoris, with study and notes
Edited by Glenn E. Lipskey.
-- Note: the Chronicle itself begins at Book One.
(Reign of Alfonso VII of Spain, 1126 - 1157; translations, commentary, and apparatus)

Translation of the Libre dels feyts esdevenguts en la vida del molt alt senyor En Jacme, lo Conqueridor with index and notes.
Translated by John Forster.
(Reign of James I of Spain, 1214-1276; translations, commentary, and apparatus)

Unpublished documents, a portion of the monograph Jews in the Notarial Culture, edited by Robert I. Burns.
(1250 - 1350; transcriptions)

Historical document collection of Spanish laws searchable through a database or Thesaurus.
(13th - 19th centuries; facsimiles and descriptions)


Includes the Library of Iberian Resources Online (LIBRO) and translated documents.

Translations of Catalonian maritime documents, with related notes
Translated and edited by Stanley S. Jados.
(1435; translations and commentary)

(4 September 1479; English translation)
The Treaty of Tordesilhas, dividing the colonizable world between Spain and Portugal
Presented by the Portuguese Biblioteca Nacional
(7 June 1494; synoptic facsimiles and transcriptions)

A bilingual digital library site with documentation of interactions between Spain and North America
from the 15th to the 19th centuries.
A cooperative project of the Biblioteca Nacional de España, the Biblioteca Colombina y Capitular of Seville,
and the Library of Congress.
(15th - 19th centuries; facsimiles of books, maps, prints, photographs, manuscripts, and other documents)
(Translations and transcriptions).
by Ferdinand and Isabella
(1492; English translation)
(1494?; translation).
(May 4, 1493; Translation)
Christopher Columbus describes the new lands he has discovered.
(November 20, 1493; manuscript)
(1492; Translation)
Describing his first voyage across the Atlantic.
(1493: Latin and English translations)

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