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Alarcón, Hernando de

Samuel Willard Crompton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making. 876 words.

Alarcón, Hernando de (fl. 1540–1541), Spanish explorer, , is believed to have been born in Trujillo, Spain. The names of his parents and the circumstances and year of his birth are all...

Luna y Arellano, Tristan de

Paul E. Hoffman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making. 998 words.

Luna y Arellano, Tristan de (1514?–16 September 1573), explorer and colonizer of La Florida, was born in Borovia, Soria province, Spain, the son of Don Carlos de Luna y Arellano, marshal of...

Olivet, Ramón

Blanca García Vega.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking. 163 words.

(fl Barcelona, 1632–42).

Spanish engraver. He was the most accomplished engraver of his day in Spain and was noted for his excellent portraits, including that of Berenguer D’Oms y...

Antecedents: The Viceroyalty of Peru Prior to 1750

in Bourbon Peru 1750-1824

September 2003; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 9368 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the viceroyalty of Peru in the period 1700–1750, focusing upon the more coherent reform programmes of the second half of the eighteenth century and...

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Ríos, Alvaro de los

Luis Robledo.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 367 words.

(d Madrid, June 23, 1623). Spanish composer and musician. On 10 February 1607 he entered the service of Queen Margarita, wife of Felipe III as a músico de cámara – a title synonymous with c...

Morelia

Robert Stevenson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 735 words.

City in Mexico. It was founded in 1541 by Viceroy Mendoza as Valladolid and was renamed Morelia in 1828. In 1580 the Cathedral of Michoacán was moved to Valladolid from Pátzcuaro,...

SAUR International SA c République argentine

Walid Ben Hamida.

in ICSID Review - Foreign Investment Law Journal

November 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 2996 words.

Estebanico

Liliana Obregón.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 498 words.

Born in Azemmour, Morocco, Estebanico (also known as Estevanico, Esteban, Estevanico the Moor, Black Stephen, and Esteban de Dorantes) may have been captured by Portuguese slave traders...