Conquistador

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El Camino Español de los Tercios

Un Camino, La Historia y Un Legado

El llamado «El Camino Español» fue una ruta creada por Felipe II para conseguir llevar dinero y tropas españolas a la Guerra en los Países Bajos, a causa de la incomodidad del transporte marítimo, debido al mal tiempo que reinaba con frecuencia en esos mares, y de la enemistad de Inglaterra y Francia, que dominaban el Canal de la Mancha, el monarca español tuvo que abrir una ruta alternativa. Así, se abrió un corredor militar desde Milán hasta Bruselas, pasando por territorios seguros que o…

decorated pavise shields - designed to protect crossbowmen or archers during the medieval period, particularly during sieges

decorated pavise shields - designed to protect crossbowmen or archers during the medieval period, particularly during sieges

Spanish Conquistadors

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Mongolian armored boots, 15th to 16th c, leather and iron, Mongolia was divided into small khanates (territory ruled by a khan). Khans often went into battle and the need for protective armor was great, warriors going into battle on horseback were protected by metal plates, even in their boots, which were of thin flatly-beaten iron. Iron plates were put between the shaft and the vamp of a boot. The shaft is high, up to above the knee. National Museum of Mongolia.

Mongolian armored boots, 15th to 16th c, leather and iron, Mongolia was divided into small khanates (territory ruled by a khan). Khans often went into battle and the need for protective armor was great, warriors going into battle on horseback were protected by metal plates, even in their boots, which were of thin flatly-beaten iron. Iron plates were put between the shaft and the vamp of a boot. The shaft is high, up to above the knee. National Museum of Mongolia.

Spanish conquistador

Spanish conquistador

Complete armor

Complete armor

Great image of a Spanish Tercio

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Spanish soldiers of the 30 Years War

XVI century mod: 1580, the Rising of the Fall

it needs to be on europe side of the map. By the way Ottomans called the capital "Costantinia", Arabicized word for City of Constantin.

Conquistador on horse

Conquistadors and Incas by James E McConnell at the Illustration Art Gallery

Artist: James E McConnell (biography) Medium: Gouache on Board Size: 15" x 14" (380mm x 345mm) Date: 1964 Signature: Signed by Artist bottom left This is the Signed original Gouache painting by James E McConnell. Hernando de Soto attempts to frighten Inca chief Atahualpa with an impressive display of horsemanship. The Incas did not have horses and when they first saw the mounted Spanish Conquistadors they thought that man and horse where one animal. A stunning depiction of a pivotal…

1521, Magellan's death in battle against the natives of the island of Mactan, Philippines - Greg Manchess

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Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca by Spanish history, via Flickr

Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca

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